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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Bessie  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
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
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Biography

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

Origin


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
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bessie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sells-Floto Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2333. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
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