Ned (Nick)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ringling Bros. Circus in United States

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♂ Ned (Nick)  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr377

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1900-11-19 captive-born
Birth place: in Ringling Bros. Circus

Parents: Baldy x ♀ Alice
Death
Dead: 1901-02-16
Death reason: disease: nutrition and stomach problems
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ringling Bros. Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1900-11-19Ringling Bros. Circus
Record history
History of updates2024-02-04

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Ned (Nick) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1901-02-16 at Ringling Bros. Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as nutrition and stomach problems.

Origin

Ned (Nick) was born captive-born 1900-11-19 at Ringling Bros. Circus.

Parentage


Parents of Ned (Nick) are: ♂ Baldy (father) and ♀ Alice (mother).

Siblings through the father Baldy:

  1. 1902-10-26 -- † 1902-10-26 (F) killed

Siblings through the mother Alice:

  1. 1902-10-26 - † 1902-10-26 (F) killed

Pedigree


Ned (Nick)s ancestral Pedigree:
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Baldy

Born: 1878

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Alice

Born: 1882

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Comments / pictures

Alice did not take care of her son, and was Ned was bottlefed, but with less results, he died three months old. He was the first birth on the Ringling Brothers Circus.

The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant lists the elephant as named 'Nick.'

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Ned (Nick), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ringling Bros. Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3328. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 48, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Article in Bandwagon Nov-Dec 1993, by Richard J. Reinolds III, Atlanta
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Categories1901 deaths | 1900 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from Ringling Bros. Circus | United States | Asian elephants


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