Harry Lockhart an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ringling Brothers Circus

☨ Harry Lockhart
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Dead date: 1907
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Ringling Brothers Circus
ArrivalRingling Brothers Circus 1896-00-00
from Samuel Lockhart
Born:* wild
Document updated2009-01-14: Previous locations, Text
2009-01-15: Previous locations, Death, Text
Very excited to hear about Jamie Clubb's book on the Lockhart elephants Salt and Sauce. I thought I would offer a couple of photos of Prof. Lockhart with Ringling in 1896. Elephants are listed as Nellie, Harry, Jennie, Charlie and Tom. Joey
Lockhart Elephants (From Joey Ratliff), Buckles Web Log, 12/12/07

By 1907 all three of these males were gone however one of the females "Jennie Lockhart" finished her career with my family's show, Orton Bros. Circus 1923-30.
1897 Ringling Route Book #3, Buckles Web Log, 12/12/07

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Harry Lockhart, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ringling Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2806. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • Page 46, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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