Prince Obert (Dilip)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Fairyland Circus in United States

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dead elephant ☨ ♂ Prince Obert (Dilip)  dead elephant


SSP nrT1231


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Born:* 1961-09-20 captive-born
Birth place: in Mysore Zoo
Dead: 1963-01-19
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Fairyland Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1962-12-06Fairyland Circus
from Dallas Zoo

1962-10-15Dallas Zoo
from Mysore Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-11-27:�Birth
2016-01-05: SSP nr

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Prince Obert (Dilip) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1963-01-19 at Fairyland Circus, in United States, .


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

Prince Obert (Dilip) was born captive-born 1961-09-20 at Mysore Zoo.

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Records about Prince Obert (Dilip) from SSPNorth American Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Prince Obert (Dilip):

T1231 M 20-Sep-61 UNK UNK MYSORE 20-Sep-61 ________ Birth Obert
DALLAS 15-Oct-62 000F80 Transfer
MILLER C 6-Dec-62 ________ Transfer
19-Jan-63 Death

Source: SSP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Prince Obert (Dilip), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Fairyland Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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