Reynolds Jennie (Queen Jumbo, Big Bingo) an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers Circus


 ☨ ♀ Reynolds Jennie (Queen Jumbo, Big Bingo)  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Imported:1879
Death
Dead date: 1918-05-17
Death reason: unknown: in Columbus, Ohio
Locations
Present / last location:Ringling Brothers Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1896-08-12Ringling Brothers Circus
from Reynolds World United Shows
Reynolds World United Shows
from Orton Brothers Circus
Orton Brothers Circus
from Burr Robbins Circus
Burr Robbins Circus 1879-00-00
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Neue Pferdemarkt)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Neue Pferdemarkt)
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Document updated2009-01-12: Death
2012-06-15: import, origin
2012-09-30: alt names
2012-09-30: according to sources, imported together with Baldy.
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Description

† Reynolds Jennie (Queen Jumbo, Big Bingo) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Ringling Brothers Circus, in United States, of from unknown reasons in 1918-05-17. Official death reason described as in Columbus, Ohio. (see detailed list).

Origin


Reynolds Jennie (Queen Jumbo, Big Bingo) was born wild . and imported 1879


Comments / pictures

Imported from Colombo, Ceylon in 1879 together with a male mate called "Baldy".

Records about Reynolds Jennie (Queen Jumbo, Big Bingo) from Bob Cline
JENNIE
also called Queen
Female Asian 1881 - Burr Robbins Circus
1882 - Myers and Shorb
Sept. 5, 1882 Burr Robbins buys her back at bankruptcy auction for $ 4,000
1883 - Burr Robbins Circus
1883 to 1884 - Grenier's Garden
1884 to 1887 - Burr Robbins Circus
1888 to 1889 - Grenier's Circus
1890 to 1892 - John B. McMahon
1893 to 1896 - Reynold's World United Shows
joins Ringling Bros. Circus Aug. 12,1896
1896 to 1918 - Ringling Bros. Circus
Died - 1918 in Columbus, Ohio




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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Reynolds Jennie (Queen Jumbo, Big Bingo), an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2361. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

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

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  • Categories1918 deaths | Born in Sri Lanka | 1879 imports | Elephants from Ringling Brothers Circus | United States | Asian elephants



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