Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Ringling Nellie at Cuba unspecified location

 ☨ ♀ Ringling Nellie  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death reason: :
Present / last location:Cuba unspecified location, in Cuba

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1950-00-00Cuba unspecified location
from Steve Brodie
Steve Brodie 1950-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1919-00-00
from Ringling Brothers Circus
Ringling Brothers Circus 1912-00-00
from Forepaugh-Sells Show
Forepaugh-Sells Show 1910-00-00
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Document updated2012-05-22: New elephant RE
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† Ringling Nellie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Cuba unspecified location, in Cuba, from . (see detailed list).


Ringling Nellie was born wild .

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Records about Ringling Nellie from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at
"In 1910 the Ringlings revived the Forepaugh-Sells Circus and purchased an act from Hagenbeck in Germany that consisted of three young elephants "Nellie", "Jennie" and "Rio" included in the act were several Great Dane dogs."


1910-11 Forepaugh-Sells Circus
1912-18 Ringling Bros. Circus
1919-49 Ringling-Barnum Circus
1950 Sold to a party named Steve Brodie who then shipped her to Cuba.

Records about Ringling Nellie from Bob Cline
NELLIE ( Ringling )
Female Asian 1910 - part of a three act bought from Hagenbeck in Germany.
1910 to 1911 - Adam Forepaugh & Sells Bros. Circus
1912 to 1918 - Ringling Bros. World's Greatest Shows.
1919 to 1949 - RBBB
1950 sold to Steve Brodie ( sent to Cuba )

Records about Ringling Nellie from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at
From Buckles Woodcocks blog:

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ringling Nellie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Cuba unspecified location in Cuba. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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