Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Sells-Floto Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Bessie  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1931
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sells-Floto Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1931-00-00Sells-Floto Circus
from John Robinson Circus

1928-00-00John Robinson Circus
from 101 Ranch Wild West

1926-00-00101 Ranch Wild West
from Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)

1925-00-00Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Record history
History of updates2012-06-08: New RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
Random literature

† Bessie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1931 at Sells-Floto Circus, in United States, .


Bessie was born wild .

Comments / pictures

Records about Bessie from Bob Cline

Bessie, Female Asian
1922 - Arrives in the US from the Hagenbeck Zoo in Germany
1925- Benson's Animal Farm
1926 to 1927 - 101 Ranch Wild West
1928 to 1930 - John Robinson Circus
1931 - Sells-Floto Circus
Died - winter of 1931-1932 in Peru quarters
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bessie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sells-Floto Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 August 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants

Relevant links

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

Search more on the web for Bessie

(The name Bessie is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)

Categories1931 deaths | Elephants from Sells-Floto Circus | United States | Asian elephants

About this documentThis document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24 with valid HTML5 Valid CSS

Elephant Encyclopedia and database

Established 1995
Established 2006
Your ip: