Bessie at Sells-Floto Circus

† Bessie
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1931
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Sells-Floto Circus
ArrivedSells-Floto Circus 1931-00-00
from John Robinson Circus
John Robinson Circus 1928-00-00
from 101 Ranch Wild West
101 Ranch Wild West 1926-00-00
from Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)
Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo) 1925-00-00
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Born: wild
Document updated2012-06-08: New RE
Records about Bessie from Bob Cline
Bessie, Female Asian
1922 - Arrives in the US from the Hagenbeck Zoo in Germany
1925- Benson's Animal Farm
1926 to 1927 - 101 Ranch Wild West
1928 to 1930 - John Robinson Circus
1931 - Sells-Floto Circus
Died - winter of 1931-1932 in Peru quarters

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