Although the animals arrived early -- they were expected to arrive around mid-day Wednesday -- people still gathered to welcome them to Penn State.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephants turned off of College Avenue onto Porter Road on their way to The Bryce Jordan Center.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus horses also made the trek up College Avenue from the circus train near the Nittany Mall to The Bryce Jordan Center at Penn State.
The parade of circus animals included two miniature horses.
The line of animals stretched down Porter Road.
The Bryce Jordan Center is visible between two elephants.
The line of circus animals made its way to campus, with Beaver Stadium in the distance.
The elephants make the turn into the parking lot at The Bryce Jordan Center, ready to rest for the night.
Circus equipment trucks followed the animals into the Jordan Center parking lot as the sun went down.