Peggy an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus


 ☨ ♀ Peggy  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1941-11-14
Death reason: disease: poison, penumonia
Locations
Present / last location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1939-00-00Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1933-00-00
from Sells-Floto Circus
Sells-Floto Circus 1930-00-00
from Grants Farm
Grants Farm 1928-00-00
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

Document updated2012-10-02: 
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Description

† Peggy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, in United States, of disease in 1941-11-14. Official death reason described as poison, penumonia. (see detailed list).

Origin


Peggy was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Died fall of 1941 in Atlanta , Ga. due to poisoning.
She almost recovered, and was sent back to the show, but died on Penuominia (Chang Reynolds)

Records about Peggy from Bob Cline
PEGGY
Female Asian 1927 - Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
1928 - bought by August Busch
1928 to 1929 - Busch Gardens in St. Louis, MO.
1930 to 1932 - Sells-Floto Circus
1933 to 1938 - Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
1939 to 1941 - RBBB
Died 1941-in Atlanta poisoning



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Peggy, an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3846. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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