Topsy
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Bullens Circus in Australia

This record may be a duplicate record with Topsy (Annie II) at Goldwyn Brothers circus
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Topsy  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 18 years old
Origin
Born:* 1943 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1961-10-00
Death reason: accident: panicked and ran onto railway tracks where she was hit and killed by a train
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bullens Circus, in Australia

Date of arrival

Bullens Circus
from Goldwyn Brothers circus

Record history
History of updates2013-05-21: prev location
2013-05-21: duplicate?

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
Random literature
This record may be a duplicate record with Topsy (Annie II) at Goldwyn Brothers circus
Biography

† Topsy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1961-10-00 at Bullens Circus, in Australia, . Official death reason described as panicked and ran onto railway tracks where she was hit and killed by a train.

Origin


Topsy was born wild 1943.


Comments / pictures

Topsy came from Goldwyns circus (Ratcliffe)

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Topsy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Bullens Circus in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2065. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Tony Ratcliffe
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