Cissy an Asian elephant at Carson and Barnes Circus

 ☨ ♀ Cissy  


SSP nr706 / T1412


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Born:* 1971 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1971
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Carson and Barnes Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1976-01-23Carson and Barnes Circus
from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens 1974-10-11
from Southwick Animal Farms, Inc

Document updated2010-01-04:�New elephant
2016-01-05: SSP nr
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† Cissy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Carson and Barnes Circus, in United States, of from unknown reasons in . (see detailed list).


Cissy was born wild 1971, captured 1971 .

Comments / pictures

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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Cissy, an Asian elephant at Carson and Barnes Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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