† Dolly is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, in United States, of anesthesia in 1950-03-29. Official death reason described as shot. (see detailed list).
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
(The name Dolly is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)