Susie, Minnie and Bunnie, Presented by Anthony Frisco. Hadi Shrine Circus 11/2009. Photo: © Ryan Easley
|Minnie||ID Number:||SSP Number: 617 -|
|Sex and age:||Female 69 years|
|Location:||Carson and Barnes Circus|
|Arrived||Carson and Barnes Circus 1973-01-31|
from Franklin Park Zoo
Franklin Park Zoo 1953-06-11
from International Fertilizer and Chemical Company
|Minnie and Babe arrived together to Zoo New England from a private New York company owner in June 1953. In January 1973, they were again sold together to the Carson & Barnes Circus. Minnie still resides there, though Babe was "Lost to Followup" according to the North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant.|
In the 2007 season, Billy Morris presented elephants on the Garden Brothers Circus leased from Carson & Barnes. He presented a three act with Susie, Bunny and Minnie.
In the 2008-2009 seasons, Ramon Esqueda presented elephants on the Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Gold Unit leased from Carson & Barnes. He presented a three act with Susie, Bunny and Minnie. No elephant rides were offered, being a Ringling show.
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