Twinkles an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Jules and Beck Circus

☨ Twinkles
ID Number:   SSP Number: 628 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 16 years old
Dead date: 1984-05-09
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Jules and Beck Circus
ArrivalJules and Beck Circus 1984-05-07
from Atlanta Zoo
Atlanta Zoo 1971-12-01
from Six Flags Over Georgia
Born:* 1968 wild
Document updated2010-07-16: 
2011-02-22: Text RE
2012-05-29: Previous locations, Death RE
Records about Twinkles from Bob Cline
Twinkles, Female Asian
Born - 1968 - in the wild
Six Flags of Georgia
1971 to 1984 - Atlanta Zoo
1984 - Jules and Beck Circus
Died - May 9, 1984 in Cherryville, NC


Contradictory records:
The records of Bob Cline contradict the death date for Twinkles found in the North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Twinkles, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Jules and Beck Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4280. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Richard Reynolds
  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.

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