Dame (Dandelion) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at African Lion Safari

☨ Dame (Dandelion)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 414 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 45 years old
Dead date: 2015?
Death reason: unknown:
Location:African Lion Safari
ArrivalAfrican Lion Safari 1999-07-06
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit) 1990-00-00
from Robert Bobby Moore
Robert Bobby Moore 1985-00-00
from Vidbels Old Tyme Circus (Alfred Vidbel)
Born:* 1970 wild
Document updated2010-12-19: Name, Text RE
2012-02-28: bu
2018-03-28: death records
The Al Vidbel Elephants, known as the "Flower Power" Elephants, were sold to Bobby Moore in 1985. There names were then changed: Daisy became Asia, Dandelion became Dame and Daffodil became Reba. Ringling acquired Moore's elephants several years later.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Dame (Dandelion), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at African Lion Safari in Canada. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1733. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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