Tara (Fanny) at Fund for Animals Black Beauty Ranch

† Tara (Fanny)
ID Number:   SSP Number: T2080 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Dead date: 2003-08-16
Death reason: euthanised: age
Location:Fund for Animals Black Beauty Ranch
ArrivedFund for Animals Black Beauty Ranch 1993-00-00
from Slater Park Zoo
Slater Park Zoo 1958-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1954-00-00
Born:1952 wild
Document updated2011-04-21: Previous locations, SSP, Text RE

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

The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant as Lost-to-Follow up, or a "documented animal whose current location is unknown." Elephant.se will assume this elephant is dead until more information is provided or discovered.

Records about Tara (Fanny) from Bob Cline
FANNIE Female Asian
1954 to 1958 - RBBB
1958 - Sold to Pawtucket, R.I. Zoo for $2500.00 per RBBB papers @ CWM.
1958 to 1993 - Slater Park Zoo in Pawtucket, R.I.
1993 to 2003 - Black Beauty Ranch in Murchison, Texas( name changed to TARA )
Died - August 16, 2003

Sources, among others

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://www.projo.com/digitalbulletin/content/projo-20030820-elephant.25dd6337.html
  • http://www.projo.com/news/content/projo_20030821_fanny21.bf87f.html
  • http://www.projo.com/digitalbulletin/content/projo-20030820-elephant.25dd6337.html
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fannybillofsale.jpg
  • Asian Elephant Studbook 2003-2005, AZA North America (PDF) by Mike Keele and Karen Lewis

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