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
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
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

Ringling Brothers Circus: Big Bingo the Elephant

Ringling Brothers Circus: Big Bingo the Elephant

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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 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

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

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