Tess (Tessie) an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus


 ☨ ♀ Tess (Tessie)  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Id number
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1940-09-27
Death reason: disease: Tetanus and Lung problems
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 1927-00-00
from Grants Farm
Grants Farm 1923-00-00
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1907-00-00
from Great Wallace Brothers
Great Wallace Brothers 1899-07-04
from Carl Hagenbeck Animal Exhibit (Chicago Fair)
Carl Hagenbeck Animal Exhibit (Chicago Fair) 1897-00-00
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Document updated2009-11-07
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† Tess (Tessie) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, in United States, of disease in 1940-09-27. Official death reason described as Tetanus and Lung problems. (see detailed list).

Origin


Tess (Tessie) was born wild .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tess (Tessie), an Asian at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4217. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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