Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Carson and Barnes Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Viola  dead elephant
Viola. Carson & Barnes Circus 2008. Photo: © Francis Lavigne
Viola. Carson & Barnes Circus 2008. Photo: © Francis Lavigne



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 57 years old (estimated age)
Born:* 1966? wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Dead: 2023-00-00
Death reason: age:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Carson and Barnes Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

Carson and Barnes Circus
Record history
History of updates2009-01-07: New elephant
2009-01-29: Text
2023-09-17: Born in Asia
2023-11-11: Updated as dead

Latest document update2023-11-11 11:57:59
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† Viola is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2023-00-00 at Carson and Barnes Circus, in United States, .


Viola was born wild 1966? at Asia unspecified location.

Comments / pictures

Isa, Lilly, Alta, Viola, and Margaret were babies about mid chest high when I took them to Mexico City in 1975 for Atayde Bros Circus. //Wade Burck
The Circus No-Spin Zone, Carson and Barnes Elephants, 01/28/2009

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Viola, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Carson and Barnes Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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