Peggy
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Peggy  dead elephant

Identification


Description

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

Date of arrival

1939-00-00Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

1933-00-00Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
from Sells-Floto Circus

1930-00-00Sells-Floto Circus
from Grants Farm

1928-00-00Grants Farm
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

Record history
History of updates2012-10-02: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

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

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

Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Peggy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3846. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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