† Tara is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec), in Mexico, of from unknown reasons in 1970. (see detailed list).
The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."
Tara was born wild 1952.
Tex, Padmuh, Tara, Yamina, Rani, Seeta and Rajee were the seven punks added in 1953 as "The Seven Wonders," and all included in the 1955 Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows. In December 1957 the show toured in Mexico City, where five of their elephants were sold to the local zoo - Judy, Seeta, Rani, Tara & Yamina.
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