Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Gillespie Brothers Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Lena  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Birth place:
Dead: 1914-03-11
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Gillespie Brothers Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1914-00-00Gillespie Brothers Circus
from Kit Carson Show

1912-00-00Kit Carson Show
from William P. Hall Animal Farm

1911-00-00William P. Hall Animal Farm
from Forepaugh-Sells Show

Record history
History of updates2012-10-30: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Lena is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1914-03-11 at Gillespie Brothers Circus, in United States, .


Lena was born .

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Records about Lena from Bob Cline

Female Asian 1910 to 1911 - Adam Forepaugh & Sells Bros. Big United Shows
1911 - sold to Wm. P. Hall
1912 to 1913 - Kit Carson Show
1914 - Gillespie Bros. Circus
Died - March 11, 1914 in Hartsville, SC

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

Records about Lena from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
From Buckles Woodcocks blog:
Lena in Gillespie Brothers  Circus

William "Buckles" Woodcock
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Lena, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Gillespie Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13102. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants

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