Lizzie (Wallace Liz)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Lizzie (Wallace Liz)  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1941-11-05
Death reason: disease: poison
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1939-00-00Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

1925-00-00Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
from John Robinson Circus

1923-00-00John Robinson Circus
from Gollmar Brothers Circus

1922-00-00Gollmar Brothers Circus
from Howes Great London Circus and Van Amburgs Trained Wild Animals

1921-00-00Howes Great London Circus and Van Amburgs Trained Wild Animals
from Howes Great London Circus (Mugivan and Bowers)

1920-00-00Howes Great London Circus (Mugivan and Bowers) 1920-00-00
from William P Hall Animal Farm

1919-00-00William P Hall Animal Farm
from R.T. Richards Circus

1917-00-00R.T. Richards Circus
from Wheeler Brothers Circus

1916-00-00Wheeler Brothers Circus
from Barton and Bailey Circus

1915-00-00Barton and Bailey Circus
from William P Hall Animal Farm

1913-00-00William P Hall Animal Farm
from Campbell Brothers Circus

1905-00-00Campbell Brothers Circus
from Walter L. Main Circus

Record history
History of updates2010-04-26: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Lizzie (Wallace Liz) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1941-11-05 at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as poison.

Origin


Lizzie (Wallace Liz) was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Records about Lizzie (Wallace Liz) from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
The square headed elephant shown in most of the pictures is "Lizzie", the head-carry elephant is "Blanche". These were Cheerful Gardners two key elephants starting in 1923 when he joined the Corporations John Robinson Circus until they were taken away to the Ringling Show in 1939.

Unfortunately both died the same day 11/5/41 in Atlanta, Ga. as a result of the poisoning that cost the Ringling Show 11 elephants.

William Buckles Woodcock

William "Buckles" Woodcock


Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Lizzie (Wallace Liz), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 May 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2388. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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