Barnes Big Jewell at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus

† Barnes Big Jewell
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Body height: 2.53 meter, 8.3 feet
Body weight: 4545.45 kg, 10000.00 lbs
Dead date: 1955-12-03
Death reason: accident: died after being hit by a car in West Palm Beach, Fl.
Location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
ArrivedRingling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1939-00-00
from Sells-Floto Circus
Sells-Floto Circus 1937-00-00
from Al G. Barnes Circus
Al G. Barnes Circus 1935-00-00
Born: wild
Document updated2013-05-02: text, height, weight
Records about Barnes Big Jewell from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at
1910-38 Al G. Barnes Circus
1939-55 Ringling-Barnum Circus

(Struck by an auto while marching to the train in St. Petersburg and died the next day in Tampa, closing day of the season.)

1935- 8' 3" tall and 8,252 lbs.
1938- 8' 3" tall and 10,055 lbs.

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