Blanche an Asian elephant at Pete Cristiani Quarters


 ☨ ♀ Blanche  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1969
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Pete Cristiani Quarters, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1967-00-00Pete Cristiani Quarters
from Bronx Zoo
Bronx Zoo 1964-00-00
from Hunt Brothers Circus
Hunt Brothers Circus 1940-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus

Document updated2012-06-16: New RE
2013-04-19: text
2014-05-11: Previous locations, Death RE
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Description

† Blanche is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Pete Cristiani Quarters, in United States, of from unknown reasons in 1969. (see detailed list).

Origin


Blanche was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Records about Blanche from Bob Cline
BLANCHE, Female Asian
1923-arrives at RBBB
1923 to 1939 - RBBB
1940 - sold to Hunt Bros. Circus
1940 to 1966 - Hunt Bros. Circus
1967 - Von Bros. Circus


1964 - Von Bros. Circus ( Dolly, Blanche rented from Mrs. Bill Morris who used to have Kelly-Morris )
1965 - Von Bros. Circus ( Dolly, Blanche, Jewel )
1965 - Von added a third elephant at Sweet Valley, Penn. quarters, came from Hunt like other two [ Jewel ]; tent show w/ 28 week season beginning in April
1966 - merger between Von Bros & Pete Cristiani ( 5 bulls w/ Richard Shipley; 2 from Von, 3 from Cristiani ); only last April-June
1967 - Pete Cristiani
1969 - Death ( Dolly & Blanche in 1969 )



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Blanche, an Asian elephant at Pete Cristiani Quarters in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12724. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • Ryan Easley, USA

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