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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Margie  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Born:* 1954 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1979-06-08
Death reason: disease: salmonella poisoning
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

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

1969-00-00Clyde Brothers Circus (Howard Suesz)
from Pink Elephants (Paul Kelly)

1968-00-00Pink Elephants (Paul Kelly)
from James E. Strates Carnival

1956-00-00James E. Strates Carnival
from Maleys 3 Ring Circus

Maleys 3 Ring Circus
from King Brothers Circus

1947-00-00King Brothers Circus 1947-00-00
from Rimberg & Fox (Harry Rimberg and Jack Fox)

Record history
History of updates2012-06-06: New elephant RE

Latest document update2018-10-31 21:37:04
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† Margie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1979-06-08 at Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as salmonella poisoning.


Margie was born wild 1954. and imported 1955

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Records about Margie from Bob Cline

Margie, Female Asian1947 - Harry Rimberg
1947 to 1951 - King Bros. Circus
1952 to 1953 - King Bros. and Cristiani Circus
1954 - King Bros. Circus
1955 - King Bros.- Cole Bros. Circus
1956 - King Bros. Circus
1956 - Maley's 3 Ring Circus
1956 to 1967 - James E. Strates Carnival
1968 - Paul Kelly Farm in Peru, IN.
1969 to 1978 - Clyde Bros. Circus
1979 - Carden-Johnson Circus
Died - June 8, 1979 of Salmonella food poisoning
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Margie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12688. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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