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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Una  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
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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† 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.


Una was born wild .

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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


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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