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

Female ♀ Asian  Reynolds Jennie (Queen Jumbo, Big Bingo) at Ringling Brothers Circus

☨ Reynolds Jennie (Queen Jumbo, Big Bingo)
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀
Dead date: 1918-05-17
Death reason: unknown: in Columbus, Ohio
Location:Ringling Brothers Circus
ArrivalRingling Brothers Circus 1896-08-12
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
Born:* wild Sri Lanka
Imported:1879
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.
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 list

Koehl, D., (2020). Reynolds Jennie (Queen Jumbo, Big Bingo), an Asian at Ringling Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 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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