Blanche an Asian elephant at Pete Cristiani Quarters

 ☨ ♀ Blanche  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1969
Death reason: unknown:
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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† 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).


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

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 (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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