Mighty an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus


 ☨ ♂ Mighty  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 23 years old
Origin
Born:* 1900 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1923
Death reason: euthanised: in Bridgeport
Locations
Present / last location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1919-00-00Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
from Barnum and Bailey Circus

Document updated2012-10-31: 
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Description

† Mighty is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, in United States, of euthanised in 1923. Official death reason described as in Bridgeport. (see detailed list).

Origin


Mighty was born wild 1900.


Comments / pictures

Tusker

Records about Mighty from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
From Buckles Woodcocks blog:




Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Mighty, an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2367. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Buckles Woodcock
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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  • Categories1923 deaths | 1900 births | Elephants from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus | United States | Asian elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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