Shirley an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation

Shirley
ID nr:   SSP Number: 382 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
ArrivalRingling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation 1995-02-19
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1998-00-00
from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation 1995-00-00
from Roman Schmitt Busch Garden
Born:* 1995-02-19 captive-born
in Roman Schmitt Busch Garden
Parents: Vance (Matt) x Mala (Lalea)
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2003-12-05 -- † 2004-08-05 Riccardo, SSP nr: 549
  2. (F) 2006-04-06 Mable, SSP nr: 644
  3. (F) 2012-08-13 Piper, SSP nr: 739, Local nr: 24
Siblings through the father Vance (Matt):
  1. 1983-09-09(M) Roman
  2. 1983-11-23(F) Targa
  3. 1984-02-02(M) Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie)
  4. 1985-11-24(M) Luke (Sabu)
  5. 1987-01-22(M) Bo (Joe, Kalanan)
  6. 1987-04-02 -- † 2006 (M) Ceasar
  7. 1987-10-10 -- † 2009-05-15 (M) Ned (Indy, India)
  8. 1988-01-16(M) Hank
  9. 1988-12-30(F) Angel
  10. 1989-07-21 -- † 1989-07-21 (M) stillborn
  11. 1989-08 -- † 1989-08 (M) stillborn
  12. 1990-04-13(F) Karnaudi
  13. 1991-01-06 -- † 1999-04-21 (F) Belle
  14. 1991-12-19 -- † 2016-12-26 (M) Benny (Dumbo)
  15. 1992-04-04(F) Tanya
  16. 1992-04-17 -- † 2006-01--31 (F) Maya (Sammi, Sami, Samuel R II)
  17. 1992-05-25(M) Tommy (Mickey)
  18. 1992-10-17 -- † 1992-10-17 (F) stillborn
  19. 1994-08-19 -- † 1998 (M) Kenny (Kenneth)
  20. 1994-10-29(F) Bonnie
  21. 1995-02-03 -- † 1999-07-26 (M) Benjamin
  22. 1996-01-01(F) Kelly Ann
Siblings through the mother Mala (Lalea):
  1. 1984-02-02(M) Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie)
  2. 1988-01-16(M) Hank
  3. 1992-04-04(F) Tanya
  4. 2001-11-18(M) Gunther
  5. 2005-04-21(F) Aree
Shirleys pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2020-10-29

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Shirley, an Asian at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2399. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

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

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