Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Gildah at Siegfried and Roy


 ☨ ♀ Gildah  
Gildah with her keeper. Photo: Andrew Shek USA, 2002
Gildah with her keeper. Photo: Andrew Shek USA, 2002


Identification

SSP nr604

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 57 years old
Origin
Born:* 1948 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2005-08-31
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Siegfried and Roy, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1991-00-00Siegfried and Roy
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit) 1984-09-14
from Circus World
Circus World 1974-02-04
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit) 1972-00-00
from Billy Smart Circus (William Smart Circus)

Document updated2020-05-09: pictures
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Description

† Gildah is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Siegfried and Roy, in United States, 2005-08-31. (see detailed list).

Origin


Gildah was born wild 1948.


Comments / pictures


Gildah at Billy Smart Circus 1965



Gildah in her enclosure. Photo: Andrew Shek USA, 2002



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Gildah, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Siegfried and Roy in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=170. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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