Ranni (Rani) at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit)

† Ranni (Rani)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 112 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Dead date: 1995
Death reason: age: natural causes
Location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit)
ArrivedRingling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit) 1968-11-00
from Circus Julinek
Circus Julinek 1964-00-00
from Circus Caravan (Trolle Rhodin)
Circus Caravan (Trolle Rhodin) 1964-05-12
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour 1963-08-24
from Circus Chipperfield
Born:1942 wild Sri Lanka
Document updated2010-12-31: Cause of death, Text RE
2011-06-12: Previous locations, Text RE
2011-06-18: Previous locations, Birth RE
2011-11-15: pr. loc.
2011-12-10: pr. loc.
2012-02-21: red unit
Records about Ranni (Rani) from Bob Cline
Ranni, Female Asian Stud # 112
Born - 1942 in the wild
1968 - Chipperfield Circus sold to RBBB
died - 1995 53 years old - RBBB


Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "Jim Stockley Collection - Chipperfields 1956"

Sources, among others

  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71

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