Ned (Nick) at Ringling Brothers Circus

† Ned (Nick)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 377 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1 years old
Dead date: 1901-02-16
Death reason: disease: nutrition and stomach problems
Location:Ringling Brothers Circus
ArrivedRingling Brothers Circus 1900-11-19
Born:1900-11-19 captive-born in
Ringling Brothers Circus
Parents: Baldy x Alice
Siblings through the father Baldy:
  1. 1902-10-26 -- † 1902-10-26 (F) killed
Siblings through the mother Alice:
  1. 1902-10-26 -- † 1902-10-26 (F) killed
Ned (Nick)s pedigree:
P I II III

Ned (Nick)

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Baldy

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Alice

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Document updated2009-01-14: Text
2009-11-19: SSP
Alice did not take care of her son, and was Ned was bottlefed, but with less results, he died three months old. He was the first birth on the Ringling Brothers Circus.

The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant lists the elephant as named 'Nick.'

Sources, among others

  • Page 48, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Article in Bandwagon Nov-Dec 1993, by Richard J. Reinolds III, Atlanta

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