Barnes Big Jewell
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Barnes Big Jewell  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Body height: 2.53 meter, 8.3 feet
Body weight: 4545.45 kg, 10000.00 lbs
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1955-12-03
Death reason: accident: died after being hit by a car in West Palm Beach, Fl.
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1939-00-00Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
from Sells-Floto Circus

1937-00-00Sells-Floto Circus
from Al G. Barnes Circus

Record history
History of updates2013-05-02: text, height, weight

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Barnes Big Jewell is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1955-12-03 at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as died after being hit by a car in West Palm Beach, Fl..

Origin


Barnes Big Jewell was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Records about Barnes Big Jewell from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
BIG JEWEL
1910-38 Al G. Barnes Circus
1939-55 Ringling-Barnum Circus

(Struck by an auto while marching to the train in St. Petersburg and died the next day in Tampa, closing day of the season.)

1935- 8' 3" tall and 8,252 lbs.
1938- 8' 3" tall and 10,055 lbs.

William "Buckles" Woodcock
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Barnes Big Jewell, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3031. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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