PT Barnum was easily the most famous showman to expose human curiosities to the public, but he certainly wasn’t the only one to do so. Various so-called “freak shows” toured the world for decades, making loads of money off of performers featuring a variety of birth defects and disabilities.
Here are some of the most bizarre circus freaks from history and the stories that go with them! Which one is your favorite? We lean towards The Invulnerable Man, so we saved the best for last! You are not going to believe what that guy could do to himself.