Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Kate (Katie) at Mexico unspecified location

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 ☨ ♀ Kate (Katie)  


SSP nrT2206


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Born:* 1948 wild
Birth place:
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Mexico unspecified location, in Mexico

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1965-00-00Mexico unspecified location
from Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus
Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus 1963-00-00
from Cristiani Brothers Circus
Cristiani Brothers Circus 1960-11-00
from Diano Brothers Circus
Diano Brothers Circus 1952-00-00
from Central Park Zoo

Document updated2012-06-08: Mexico, Text RE
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† Kate (Katie) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Mexico unspecified location, in Mexico, . (see detailed list).


The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Kate (Katie) was born wild 1948.

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Records about Kate (Katie) from Bob Cline
1948 - Born in the wild
1950 - Central Park Zoo
1952 to 1960 - owned by Tony Diano
1960 to 1963 - Cristiani Bros. Circus
1963 to 1974 - Clyde Beatty - Cole Bros. Circus
1974 - sold to a Mexican Park

Studbook records:
~1948 BIRTH
~1952 DIANO BR
~11/1960 CHRSTNI C
~1963 C. BEATTY
~1965 MEXICO

Buckles states Gene Garner, who was working on Circo Bells, picked Katie up at the US border and took her to Mexico. Did she go to Circo Bells?

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kate (Katie), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mexico unspecified location in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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