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

Mysore II
ID Number:   SSP Number: 416 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 72 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
ArrivalRingling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation 1986-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit) 1985-00-00
from Diano Brothers Circus
Diano Brothers Circus 1952-00-00
from Hamid-Morton Circus
Hamid-Morton Circus 1949-00-00
from Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
Born:* 1948 wild
Capture: 1951,
Document updated2012-02-21: blue unit
2012-05-29: Retired RE
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

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Mysore II, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 September 2020 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.

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