Kas at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus

† Kas
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1942
Death reason: accident: menagerie fire
Location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
ArrivedRingling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1938-00-00
from Al G. Barnes Circus
Al G. Barnes Circus 1933-00-00
from Sells-Floto Circus
Sells-Floto Circus 1909-00-00
from William P Hall Animal Farm
William P Hall Animal Farm 1909-00-00
from Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
Born: wild
Document updated2010-05-12
Records about Kas from Bob Cline
KAS 1909 - purchased from Louie Ruhe
Female Asian 1909 - Wm. P. Hall had delivered directly to Sells-Floto from NY Harbor
1909 to 1932 - Sells-Floto Circus
1933 to 1936 - Al G. Barnes Circus
1937 to 1938 - Al G. Barnes / Sells-Floto Circus
1938 to 1942 - RBBB
Died - 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio menagerie fire

Sources, among others

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/bw-1964Mar.htm

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