Una
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kissell Amusements in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Una  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1967-04-00
Death reason: unknown: died in in Lebanon, ILL
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kissell Amusements, in United States

Date of arrival

1965-00-00Kissell Amusements
from Mills Brothers Circus

1957-00-00Mills Brothers Circus
from King Brothers Circus

1955-00-00King Brothers Circus
from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Record history
History of updates2010-05-11: last location

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Una is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1967-04-00 at Kissell Amusements, in United States, . Official death reason described as died in in Lebanon, ILL.

Origin


Una was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Records about Una from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
"Una" (named after KY Seagraves daughter) had been raised on the show from 1957 but due to a crippled front leg was never trained for the ring but did pull a small float in spec.Buckles Woodcock

William "Buckles" Woodcock


Records about Una from Bob Cline

UNA 1954 - imported by the Atlantic Fertilizer Co. - she was dropped being unloaded crippling her one leg.
Female Asian 1954 - RBBB
1955 to 1956 - King Bros.- Cole Bros. Circus
1957 to 1964 - Mills Bros. Circus, said to be a dwarf elephant
1965 to 1967 - Kissell Amusements
Died - April 1967 in Lebanon, ILL.
( This was an exotic meat packing plant )

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

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Una, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kissell Amusements in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 February 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1550. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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