Emperor an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers Circus

☨ Emperor
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂
Dead date: 1885-05-17
Death reason: disease: Tetanus
Location:Ringling Brothers Circus
ArrivalRingling Brothers Circus 1895-00-00
from Shelby, Pullman and Hamiltons Circus
Shelby, Pullman and Hamiltons Circus 1881-00-00
from Central Park Zoo
Central Park Zoo 1879-00-00
from Cooper and Bailey Circus
Cooper and Bailey Circus 1878-00-00
from Howes Great London Circus, Hippodrome, and Sangers English Menagerie
Born:* wild Sri Lanka
Document updated2009-11-14
From the Ceylon-import 1871.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Emperor, an Asian at Ringling Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3859. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • page 23, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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