† Dolly is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1950-03-29 at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as shot.
Dolly was born wild .
While in Sarasota the winter of 1949-50 while people were visiting the elephant area, a small child wandered under the guard rail and startled "Dolly" who was dozing, she then kicked out fatally injuring the child. As the result of public outcry, she was shot 3/29/50
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