Jackie (Marie) an Asian elephant at Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)

 ☨ ♀ Jackie (Marie)  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1979-07-04
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo), in United States

Date of Arrival
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1978-00-00Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)
from Arthur Provencher
Arthur Provencher 1977-00-00
from King Brothers Circus
King Brothers Circus 1977-00-00
from Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus
Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus 1970-00-00
from Jungleland Thousand Oaks animal farm (Louis Goebel)

Document updated2012-05-28: Previous locations, Name, Merge, Text, Death RE
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† Jackie (Marie) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo), in United States, of from unknown reasons in 1979-07-04. (see detailed list).


Jackie (Marie) was born wild .

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Records about Jackie (Marie) from Bob Cline
Jackie, Female Asian
1970 to 1976 - Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus
1977 - King Bros. - Cole Combined 3 Ring Circus
1977 - Given to Arthur Provencher in Merrimack, N.H. after injuring her leg.

Brought to Benson Wild Animal Farm by new owner Arthur Provencher following his purchase of the facility in 1979. He acquired her from a circus following a truck accident, in which she broke her upper front leg.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Jackie (Marie), an Asian elephant at Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2968. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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