Bughouse Alice
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Christy Brothers Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Bughouse Alice  dead elephant


SSP nr376


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Born:* 1882 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1933
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Christy Brothers Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1923-00-00Christy Brothers 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)
from Atterbury Brothers Circus

1919-00-00Atterbury Brothers Circus
from R.T. Richards Circus

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

1916-00-00Wheeler Brothers Circus
from Unknown

from Barton and Bailey Circus

1915-10-00Barton and Bailey Circus
from Unknown

from Campbell Brothers Circus

1907-00-00Campbell Brothers Circus
from William P. Hall Animal Farm

1907-00-00William P. Hall Animal Farm
from Barnum & Bailey Circus

1888-00-00Barnum & Bailey Circus
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Record history
History of updates2021-09-26

Latest document update2023-08-11 22:42:50
Random literature

† Bughouse Alice is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1933 at Christy Brothers Circus, in United States, .


Bughouse Alice was born wild 1882.

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Contradictory records:

The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephants lists Alices location from 1902 to 1917 as Unknown.

Records about Bughouse Alice from Bob Cline

Started with Barnum & Bailey
1888 to 1907 - Barnum & Bailey Circus
1907 - bought by Wm. P. Hall ( leased to Campbell Bros. )
1907 to 1912 - Campbell Bros. Circus
1913 - Sig Sautlette Show ( per Buckles blog May 29, 2008 )
1914 - Young Buffalo Ranch
1915 - Barton & Bailey Circus
1915 - Hugo Bros. Circus
1916 - Wheeler Bros. Circus
1917 to 1918 - R.T.Richards Circus
1919 - Atterbury Trained Wild Animal Show.
1920 to 1921 - Howes Great London Circus
1922 - Gollmar Bros. Circus
1923 to 1932 - George Christy / Christy Bros. Circus
Died - fall of 1932
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Bughouse Alice, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Christy Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2799. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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