Mary an Asian elephant at Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus

 ☨ ♀ Mary  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Born:* 1954 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1979-06-04
Death reason: disease: salmonella poisoning
Present / last location:Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1978-00-00Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus
from Clyde Brothers Circus (Howard Suesz)

Document updated2012-06-06: New elephant RE
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† Mary is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus, in United States, of disease in 1979-06-04. Official death reason described as salmonella poisoning. (see detailed list).


Mary was born wild 1954. and imported 1955

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Records about Mary from Bob Cline
Mary, Female Asian
1955 to 1979 - Clyde Bros. Circus
Died - June 4, 1979 of Salmonella food poisoning (Santa Fe, NM)

Mary, Sue and Ruth arrived fall 1955 from India / Siam to Howard Suesz's Clyde Brothers Circus.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Mary, an Asian elephant at Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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