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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Saphire  dead elephant


SSP nr669


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Born:* 1972-09-00 unknown
Birth place:
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Schmidt Brothers Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1976-02-26Schmidt Brothers Circus
from St. Pauls Como Zoo

1973-03-21St. Pauls Como Zoo
from Southwick Wild Animal Farm

Record history
History of updates2016-01-05

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


Saphire was born unknown 1972-09-00.

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Unidentified location: CIR SCHMT`?

Records about Saphire from SSPNorth American Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Saphire:

669 F ~ Sep 1972 WILD WILD THAILAND ~ Sep 1972 NONE Capture Saphire
SOUTHWICK ???? ________ Transfer
ST PAUL 21-Mar-73 171 Transfer
CIR SCHMT 26-Feb-76 ________ ltf

Source: SSP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Saphire, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Schmidt Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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