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Siska  (and her Macaw)

Anita Marie was a Texas girl who began dancing in the late 1940’s.. By the early 50’s, she was frustrated with her Burlesque career. So she purchased a large Macaw, and spent 9-months patiently training the bird to remove ribbons from her dance costumes.. The innovative strip act, was an instant success! Even so, the Macaw would still occasionally “take wing” from performances.. Particularly, when Siska worked outdoors or in tents; whilst travelling on the Carnival circuit..


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