Dutchess an Asian elephant at George Carden Circus International

Dutchess
ID nr:   SSP Number: 321 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 58 years old
Body weight: 3636.36 kg, 8000.00 lbs
Management:Free contact
Location:George Carden Circus International
ArrivalGeorge Carden Circus International
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus (Gold Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus (Gold Unit)
from B and C Ranch (Bret Carden)
B and C Ranch (Bret Carden) 2006-00-00
from George Carden Circus International
George Carden Circus International 1998-08-06
from Dickerson Park Zoo
Dickerson Park Zoo 1998-07-15
from George Carden Circus International
George Carden Circus International 1997-01-03
from Dickerson Park Zoo
Dickerson Park Zoo 1996-12-21
from George Carden Circus International
George Carden Circus International 1996-03-22
from Dickerson Park Zoo
Dickerson Park Zoo 1996-03-18
from George Carden Circus International
Born:* 1962 wild
Document updated2008-12-20: ISBN
2009-02-06: Previous locations, Text RE
2009-04-12: Text Re
2010-12-05: Weight RE
2013-04-10: transfered
2013-05-06: prev loc.
2018-04-20: back to Carden?
Hidden by Murray Hill for several years in late 80s and early 90s.

Jaz, Dutchess, and Tory were all sold by George Carden to his son Bret Carden in 2006. //Bob Cline

In August 2007, Dutchess and Janice attended the Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair. Janice, 31, weighed 7,200 pounds and 34-year-old Dutchess weighed 8,000 pounds.

Records about Dutchess from Bob Cline
DUCHESS Born - 1962 in the wild
Female Asian 1966 to 1985 - Murray Hill's Mightie Mites Elephant Act
Eddie and Dick Drake
in a Robert Mitchum Movie That Championship Season
Murray Hill repossessed and hid with TORY for 5 years
Monty Cox
1992 to Present - Carden International Circus
2000 to 2001 - leased to Red Unit of RBBB
1992 to 2006 - George Carden Circus
2006 to Present - Bret Carden elephant act

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Dutchess, an Asian at George Carden Circus International in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3055. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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