Ranny (Rani) at Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec)

† Ranny (Rani)
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 57 years
Dead date: 2009-03-14
Death reason: accident: fell in dry moat surrounding exhibit
Location:Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec)
ArrivedMexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec) 1958-07-30
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1953-00-00
Born:1952 wild
Document updated2009-03-17: Birth, Death, Text RE
2012-06-21: Arrival, Birth RE
Tex, Padmuh, Tara, Yamina, Rani, Seeta and Rajee were the seven punks added in 1953 as "The Seven Wonders," and all included in the 1955 Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows. In December 1957 the show toured in Mexico City, where five of their elephants were sold to the local zoo - Judy, Seeta, Rani, Tara & Yamina.

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