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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Rosie  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1928
Death reason: unknown: died in Christy winterquarters in Texas
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Christy Brothers Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1925-00-00Christy Brothers Circus
from William P. Hall Animal Farm

William P. Hall Animal Farm
from Lee Brothers Circus

Lee Brothers Circus
from Golden Brothers Circus

1923-00-00Golden Brothers Circus
from Howes Great London Circus (Mugivan and Bowers)

1922-00-00Howes Great London Circus (Mugivan and Bowers)
from Palmer Brothers Wild Animal Circus

Record history
History of updates2021-09-26

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Rosie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1928 at Christy Brothers Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as died in Christy winterquarters in Texas.


Rosie was born wild .

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Contradictory records:

Records about Rosie from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at Christy Bros. Circus: The final elephant "Rosie" came from Wm. P. Hall and had trouped with such shows as Palmer Bros., Howes Great London (Palmer) and Golden Bros. before coming to Christy in 1925."
Buckles weblog

William "Buckles" Woodcock

Records about Rosie from Bob Cline

1921 - Palmer Bros. Circus
1922 - Howes Great London Shows
1923 to 1924 - Golden Bros. Circus
1925 to 1926 - Lee Bros. Circus
1927 to 1928 - Christy Bros. Circus
1928: Died Fall 1928 in Christy winterquarters in Texas
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Rosie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Christy Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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