Jackie (Marie) at Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)

† Jackie (Marie)
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1979-07-04
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)
ArrivedBenson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo) 1978-00-00
from Arthur Provencher
Arthur Provencher 1977-00-00
from King Brothers Circus
King Brothers Circus 1977-00-00
from Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus
Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus 1970-00-00
from Jungleland Thousand Oaks animal farm (Louis Goebel)
Born: wild
Document updated2012-05-28: Previous locations, Name, Merge, Text, Death RE
Records about Jackie (Marie) from Bob Cline
Jackie, Female Asian
1970 to 1976 - Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus
1977 - King Bros. - Cole Combined 3 Ring Circus
1977 - Given to Arthur Provencher in Merrimack, N.H. after injuring her leg.


Brought to Benson Wild Animal Farm by new owner Arthur Provencher following his purchase of the facility in 1979. He acquired her from a circus following a truck accident, in which she broke her upper front leg.

Sources, among others

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/07/king-bros-circus-1977.html
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2012/05/wally-ross-3.html
  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • Bret Bronson

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