Cita
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit) in United States

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Cita  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr111

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Origin
Born:* 1942 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1948?
Death
Dead: 1995
Death reason: age: natural causes
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit), in United States

Date of arrival

1968-11-00Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit)
from Circus Julinek

Circus Julinek
from Circus Caravan

1964-05-12Circus Caravan
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour

1963-08-24Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour
from Circus Chipperfield

Record history
History of updates2024-02-29

Latest document update2020-10-23 08:36:54
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† Cita is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1995 at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit), in United States, . Official death reason described as natural causes.

Origin

Cita was born wild 1942. and imported 1948?


Comments / pictures

Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "Jim Stockley Collection - Chipperfields 1956"

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Cita, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1419. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71
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Categories1995 deaths | 1942 births | Born in Sri Lanka | 1948 imports | Elephants from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit) | United States | Asian elephants


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