Mysore II
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Mysore II  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr416

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 73 years old
Origin
Born:* 1948 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1951
Death
Dead: 2021-05-00
Death reason: age:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation, in United States

Date of arrival

1986-00-00Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)

1985-00-00Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
from Diano Brothers Circus

1952-00-00Diano Brothers Circus
from Hamid-Morton Circus

1949-00-00Hamid-Morton Circus
from Mysore Zoo

Record history
History of updates2012-02-21: blue unit
2012-05-29: Retired RE
2021-05: reported dead

Latest document update2021-06-04 14:46:51
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Biography

† Mysore II is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2021-05-00 at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation, in United States, .

Origin


Mysore II was born wild 1948, captured 1951 .


Comments / pictures

By her death, the third oldest elephant in the world, of elephants submitted in the Elephant Database.

Records about Mysore II from Bob Cline

1949 - arrives in U.S. with Bombay & Siam
1949 to 1952 - Hamid Morton Circus
1953 - Diano Bros. Circus
1954 to 1985 - Diano Elephant Act
1985-sold to RBBB
1994-44 years old
RBBB Program says 8,700 pounds
1985 to Present - RBBB
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mysore II, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 February 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2338. (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
  • Bonnie Feld, USA
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Categories2021 deaths | 1948 births | 1951 captures | Elephants from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation | United States | Asian elephants


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