Little Ruth an Asian elephant at Unknown


 ☨ ♀ Little Ruth  

Identification

SSP nr462

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Status:Lost to follow-up
Origin
Born:* 1933 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Unknown, in Unknown

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1971-12-00Unknown
from Audubon Zoo
Audubon Zoo 1966-12-26
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1939-00-00
from Baldwin Park
Baldwin Park 1939-00-00
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1933-00-00
from Sells-Floto Circus
Sells-Floto Circus 1931-00-00
from John Robinson Circus
John Robinson Circus 1928-00-00
from 101 Ranch Wild West
101 Ranch Wild West 1927-00-00
from Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)

Document updated2009-11-23: corrected name from Big Wallace Ruth to Little Ruth
2020-11-06: Updated as lost to trace
Random literature
Description

† Little Ruth is a dead Lost to follow-up Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Unknown, in Unknown, of from unknown reasons in . (see detailed list).

Origin


Little Ruth was born wild 1933.


Comments / pictures

Contradictory records:
named Big Ruth in SSP studbook, but the SSP location history list indicate this was the same elephant known as Little Ruth.


1926 Benson's Wild Animal Farm
1927 101 Ranch Wild West
1928-30 John Robinson Circ us
1931-32 Sells-Floto Circus
1933-38 Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
1939 Baldwin Park Qtrs.
1939-66 Ringling-Barnum Circus
1966 Retired to the New Orlans Zoo following the 1966 season.

William Buckles Woodcock



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Little Ruth, an Asian elephant at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2293. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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