Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation in United States

Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation


Typeprivate
Founded1995
First elephant0
AddressGreen Swamp
PlacePolk City, Florida
CountryUnited States
Websitehttp://www.ringling.com/cec/

Elephants owned, residing and performing with Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus can be found at several different locations, which have been divided up for clarification of record keeping and to give a better idea of herd identifications. They include:
- Ringling Brothers Circus (1884 - 1918)
- Barnum & Bailey Circus (1888 - 1918)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1919 - 1968)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Blue Unit (1969 - present)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Red Unit (1969 - present)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Gold Unit (1988 - present)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus European Tour (1963 - 1964)
- Circus World at Polk City (1974 - 1984
- Ringling Retirement Farm at Williston (1984 - 2010)
- Ringling Brother's Center for Elephant Conservation (1995 - present)

In 1995, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus opened the facility for the breeding, research, and retirement of its Asian Elephant herd, located on 200 acres located in Polk County (central Florida), between Tampa and Orlando.

Staff: Gary Jacobson, Director, Jim Williams, Operations Manager.

2006-09-05: "Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Center For Elephant Conservation(R) Announces Second Test Positive For Tuberculosis In Male Elephant"
Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation Press release





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