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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Cole Bros. Circus (Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus) in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Ola  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Born:* 1957 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1997-03-00
Death reason: anesthesia: foot problems
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cole Bros. Circus (Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus), in United States

Date of arrival

Cole Bros. Circus (Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus)
from King Brothers Circus

Record history
History of updates2009-11-15: Text

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Ola is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1997-03-00 at Cole Bros. Circus (Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus), in United States, . Official death reason described as foot problems.


Ola was born wild 1957.

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The Beatty-Cole 1997 season carried a six elephant act, lead by new elephant superintendent Brad Jewell, after a seventh elephant Ola did not survive an operation in winter quarters to trim her Feet under anesthesia.

On the 1983 season of Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus, Captain Fred Logan was in command of nine elephants and a three ring act - Pete, Sue, Helen, Maude, Konti, Ola, Bessie, Jewel and Frieda.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Ola, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Cole Bros. Circus (Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 May 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2331. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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