Major at Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm

† Major
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male, unknown years
Dead date: 1987
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm
ArrivedRingling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Venice Quarters
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Venice Quarters
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit) 1978-00-00
from Circus World
Circus World 1975-01-01
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Florida
Born: wild
Document updated2012-06-07: New elephant RE
Records about Major from Bob Cline
Circus World in 1977 weighed 2,680 lbs. 6 years old.
1978 to 1979 - RBBB - Blue Unit
1987 - Ringling Retirement Farm - euthanized

"I took delivery on both "Major" and "Vance" at Circus World on Jan.1, 1975. They came from Lion Country Safari in West Palm Beach and remained in my charge for the next five years." //Buckles Woodcock
http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2006/12/ringling-circus-world-1974-75-2.html

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