Bessie at Wild Adventures

† Bessie
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2008
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Wild Adventures
ArrivedWild Adventures 2003-01-00
from Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus
Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus
from Sells and Downs Shows (Sells and Gray New United Shows)
Sells and Downs Shows (Sells and Gray New United Shows) 1947-00-00
from Dailey Brothers Circus
Born: wild
Document updated2010-02-11: Previous locations, Text
She was originally imported in 1947 by Dailey Bros. Circus. //Buckles Woodcock, 2007

In January 2003, Bessie was retired to Wild Adventures in Valdosta, Georgia. She joined other circus retirees Queenie from Patty Gatti and Shirley from Karen Cristiani.

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