Katie (Little Katie)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Cole Brothers Circus in United States

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Katie (Little Katie)  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1940-02-21
Death reason: accident: fire
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cole Brothers Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1936-00-00Cole Brothers Circus
from William P. Hall Animal Farm

1935-00-00William P. Hall Animal Farm
from Cole Bros. Circus (Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus)

1935-00-00Cole Bros. Circus (Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus)
from E. K. Fernandez Circus

1935-00-00E. K. Fernandez Circus
from Cole Bros. Circus (Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus)

1935-00-00Cole Bros. Circus (Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus)
from Cole Brothers Circus

1934-00-00Cole Brothers Circus 1934-00-00
from William P. Hall Animal Farm

1932-00-00William P. Hall Animal Farm
from Robbins Brothers Circus (Fred Buchanan)

1925-00-00Robbins Brothers Circus (Fred Buchanan)
from William P. Hall Animal Farm

1923-00-00William P. Hall Animal Farm
from Firma Ruhe

Record history
History of updates2022-04-07

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Katie (Little Katie) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1940-02-21 at Cole Brothers Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as fire.

Origin

Katie (Little Katie) was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Leased to Gentry Bros. Circus 1930. Died in fire at Cole Bros. winter quarters in Rochester, Indiana.

Records about Katie (Little Katie) from Bob Cline

KATIE ( Big )
Female Asian 1923 - one of 8 elephants delivered to Wm.P.Hall (along with Albert, Don, Jenny, Babe, Trilby, Mary, & Sidney )
1925 to 1931 - Robbins Bros. Circus 1930 - 15 years old
Sold Feb.6,1932 by W.P.Hall
1934 - Bought by Jess Adkins and Zack Terrell for the Chicago World's Fair
1935- Cole Bros. - Clyde Beatty Circus stayed in Winterquarters
1935 was leased to Edward Fernandez Circus in Honolulu, Hawaii for 10 weeks.
1936 to 1940 - Cole Bros. Circus
Died in winterquarters fire Feb.20,1940 with another elephant named Ding

/BC
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Katie (Little Katie), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Cole Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2353. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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