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Mephisto, the fire breather who declined to give his real name, one of the traveling performers in the World of Wonders at their last stop at the the Pensacola Interstate Fair in Pensacola, Florida. The troupe is ending its final touring season Sunday at the Pensacola Interstate Fair marking the end of an era of American folk art, according to carnival historians. "Their just aren't any others left, " said Fred Dahlinger, director of collections and research at the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wis. (AP Photo/Michael Spooneybarger/Pensacola News Journal)