Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Pete Cristiani Quarters in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Blanche  dead elephant



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

Date of arrival

1967-00-00Pete Cristiani Quarters
from Bronx Zoo

1964-00-00Bronx Zoo
from Hunt Brothers Circus

1940-00-00Hunt Brothers Circus
from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Record history
History of updates2012-06-16: New RE
2013-04-19: text
2014-05-11: Previous locations, Death RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Blanche is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1969 at Pete Cristiani Quarters, in United States, .


Blanche was born wild .

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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
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".

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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Blanche, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pete Cristiani Quarters in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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