Hazel an Asian elephant at Franklin Park Zoo

☨ Hazel
ID nr: Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 774   SSP Number: T2181 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Dead date: 1945-09-15
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Franklin Park Zoo
ArrivalFranklin Park Zoo 1939-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1919-00-00
from Ringling Brothers Circus
Born:* 1904 wild
Document updated2009-01-14: New elephant RE
2009-01-14: Previous locations, Death, Text RE
2011-04-08: SSP, Text RE

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

Hazel joined the combined shows in the Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey merge in 1919. From 1936-38 she was left in the Peru, Indiana winter quarters before going to Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, Massachusetts. //Bob Cline

Records about Hazel from Bob Cline
HAZEL Female Asian
Born - 1904
1911 to 1918 - Ringling Bros. Circus
1919 to 1935 - RBBB
1936 to 1938 - RBBB left in Peru, IND winter quarters
1939 to 1945 - Franklin Park Zoo in Boston
Died - Sept. 15, 1945

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Hazel, an Asian at Franklin Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2996. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)


Search more on the web for Hazel

Elephant Encyclopedia and database

Established 1995
Established 2006
Search for keywords

Locations of visitors to elephant.se