Little Ruth at Unknown

† Little Ruth
ID Number:   SSP Number: 462 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female, unknown years
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Unknown
ArrivedUnknown 1971-12-00 from Audubon Zoo
Audubon Zoo 1966-12-26
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1939-00-00
from Baldwin Park
Baldwin Park 1939-00-00
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1933-00-00
from Sells-Floto Circus
Sells-Floto Circus 1931-00-00
from John Robinson Circus
John Robinson Circus 1928-00-00
from 101 Ranch Wild West
101 Ranch Wild West 1927-00-00
from Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)
Born:1933 wild
Document updated2009-11-23: corrected name from Big Wallace Ruth to Little Ruth
Contradictory records:
named Big Ruth in SSP studbook, but the SSP location history list indicate this was the same elephant known as Little Ruth.


1926 Benson's Wild Animal Farm
1927 101 Ranch Wild West
1928-30 John Robinson Circ us
1931-32 Sells-Floto Circus
1933-38 Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
1939 Baldwin Park Qtrs.
1939-66 Ringling-Barnum Circus
1966 Retired to the New Orlans Zoo following the 1966 season.

William Buckles Woodcock

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