Ruth
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Little Rock Zoological Gardens in United States

This record may be a duplicate record with Ruth at William P Hall Animal Farm
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Ruth  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr558

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 64 years old
Origin
Born:* 1913 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1977-08-27
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Little Rock Zoological Gardens, in United States

Date of arrival

1937-00-00Little Rock Zoological Gardens
from Schell Brothers Circus

1928-00-00Schell Brothers Circus
from Zellmar Brothers Circus

1926-00-00Zellmar Brothers Circus
from William P Hall Animal Farm

Record history
History of updates2012-06-21: Previous locations, Text RE
2012-11-25: duplicate?

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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This record may be a duplicate record with Ruth at William P Hall Animal Farm
Biography

† Ruth is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1977-08-27 at Little Rock Zoological Gardens, in United States, .

Origin


Ruth was born wild 1913.


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Contradictory records:

Bob Cline states:
Born - 1913 in the wild
1926 - Wm. P. Hall farm
1926 to 1928 - Zellmar Bros. Circus
1928 to 1937 - Schell Bros. Circus
1937 to 1977 - Little Rock Zoo
Died - Aug. 27, 1977

Buckles Woodcock states:
1925 Wm. P. Hall Animal Farm
1926-27 Zellmar Bros. Circus
1928-38 Schell Bros. Circus
1938-68 Little Rock, Ark. Zoo
(Died in Nov. of 1968)

Studbook states:
558 F ~ 1913 WILD WILD ASIA ???? NONE Capture Ruth
ZELLMAR C ~ 1927 ______ Transfer
SCHELL BR ~ 1932 ______ Transfer
ENGESSERS ???? ______ Transfer
LITTLEROC ~ 1937 167 Transfer
27-Aug-1977 Death

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Ruth, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Little Rock Zoological Gardens in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2283. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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