Minnie at Carson and Barnes Circus

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Minnie at Carson and Barnes Circus

Susie, Minnie and Bunnie, Presented by Anthony Frisco. Hadi Shrine Circus 11/2009. Photo: © Ryan Easley
† Minnie
ID Number:   SSP Number: 617 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2013-02-21,
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:Carson and Barnes Circus
ArrivedCarson and Barnes Circus 1955-09-00
from International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)
Born: unknown
Document updated2018-06-21: new record
1955: arrived September 1955 from importer Fred Zeehandelaar

2007: In the 2007 season, Billy Morris presented elephants on the Garden Brothers Circus leased from Carson & Barnes. He presented a three-act with Susie, Bunny, and Minnie.

2008-2009: In the 2008-2009 seasons, Ramon Esqueda presented elephants on the Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Gold Unit leased from Carson & Barnes. He presented a three act with Susie, Bunny and Minnie. No elephant rides were offered, being a Ringling show.

2013: She died 21 February 2013. Euthanized

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