Little Modoc an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus

☨ Little Modoc
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 55 years old
Dead date: 1943
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
ArrivalRingling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1919-00-00
from Ringling Brothers Circus
Born:* 1888 wild
Document updated2020-09-30
I have seen a number of press items of her early career in Baraboo and appearantly Helfer did too and assumed this was his elephant Modoc. (The pictures in that book is Big Modoc, an elephant Helpher most likely never met) Both these elephants died in Sarasota Quarters. Big Modoc in 1957 at age 57 and Little Modoc in 1943 at age 50. //Buckles Woodcock

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Koehl, D., (2020). Little Modoc, an Asian at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2383. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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