Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Keddah at Ringling Brothers Circus

 ☨ ⚪ Keddah  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1898-10-14
Death reason: accident: Died in a train fire in late 1898
Present / last location:Ringling Brothers Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1897-00-00Ringling Brothers Circus
from J. G. Gaylord

Document updated2020-10-02
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† Keddah is a dead Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Ringling Brothers Circus, in United States, from accident 1898-10-14. Official death reason described as Died in a train fire in late 1898. (see detailed list).


Keddah was born wild .

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Keddah, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ringling Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 46, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.


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