Sue at Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus

† Sue
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Dead date: 1979-06-04
Death reason: disease: salmonella poisoning
Location:Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus
ArrivedClyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus 1978-00-00
from Clyde Brothers Circus (Howard Suesz)
Born:1954 wild
Imported:1955
Document updated2012-06-06: New elephant RE
Records about Sue from Bob Cline
1955 to 1979 - Clyde Bros. Circus
Died - June 4, 1979 of Salmonella food poisoning (Santa Fe, NM)


Mary, Sue and Ruth arrived fall 1955 from India / Siam to Howard Suesz's Clyde Brothers Circus.

Sources, among others

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/01/carly-peterson-1966.html
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/10/clyde-bros-circus-1956-9_15.html
  • http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=FF4gAAAAIBAJ&sjid=NWUFAAAAIBAJ&dq=killed%20elephant&pg=4334%2C746711

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