Ned (Nick) at Ringling Brothers Circus

† Ned (Nick)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 377 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male < 1 years
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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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.'

Records about Ned (Nick) was updated
2009-01-14: Text
2009-11-19: SSP

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
  • Asian Elephant Studbook 2003-2005, AZA North America (PDF) by Mike Keele and Karen Lewis

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