Shirley an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Circus Vargas

☨ Shirley
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 9 years old
Dead date: 1980-12-12
Death reason: :
Location:Circus Vargas
ArrivalCircus Vargas 1974-00-00
from Miller-Johnson Circus
Miller-Johnson Circus 1973-00-00
from Gene Holters Movieland Animals (Gene Holter)
Born:* 1971 wild
Document updated2012-05-28: New elephant RE

The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Records about Shirley from Bob Cline
Shirley, Female Asian
1972 - Gene Holter Ranch
1973 - Miller Johnson Circus
1974 to 1980 - Circus Vargas
Died Dec. 12, 1980 in winterquarters

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Shirley, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Circus Vargas in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12652. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.

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