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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Cissy  dead elephant


SSP nr706 / T1412


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Born:* 1971 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1971
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Carson and Barnes Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1976-01-23Carson and Barnes Circus
from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

1974-10-11Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
from Southwick Animal Farms, Inc

Record history
History of updates2010-01-04:�New elephant
2016-01-05: SSP nr

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Cissy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Carson and Barnes Circus, in United States, .


Cissy was born wild 1971, captured 1971 .

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The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant as Lost-to-Follow up, or a "documented animal whose current location is unknown." will assume this elephant is dead until more information is provided or discovered.

The final location for Cissy is listed in the Studbook as 'MILLER DA' with no definition. assumes this is abbreviated for D.R. Miller, owner of the Carson & Barnes Circus in the time frame given.

Records about Cissy from SSPNorth American Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Cissy:

706 F ~ 1971 WILD WILD THAILAND ~ 1972 NONE Capture Cissy
JACKSONVL 11-Oct-74 874094 Transfer
MILLER D 23-Jan-76 ________ ltf
Source: SSP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Cissy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Carson and Barnes Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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