"Ugliest Woman In The World" Finally Buried 150 Years After Her Death

She spent her life performing around the world and her taxedermized body has been kept at a Norwegian university until now.

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She was known as "the ugliest woman in the world," "ape woman" or "bear woman" and she toured the United States and Europe with her husband, singing and dancing for paying audiences.

"Today, it's almost incomprehensible that a circus used [people with genetic conditions] for entertainment purposes," said Jan G. Bjaalie of the University of Oslo.