Kas an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus


 ☨ ♀ Kas  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1942
Death reason: accident: menagerie fire
Locations
Present / last location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1938-00-00Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
from Al G. Barnes Circus
Al G. Barnes Circus 1933-00-00
from Sells-Floto Circus
Sells-Floto Circus 1909-00-00
from William P Hall Animal Farm
William P Hall Animal Farm 1909-00-00
from Firma Ruhe

Document updated2010-05-12
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Description

† Kas is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, in United States, of accident in 1942. Official death reason described as menagerie fire. (see detailed list).

Origin


Kas was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Records about Kas from Bob Cline
KAS 1909 - purchased from Louie Ruhe
Female Asian 1909 - Wm. P. Hall had delivered directly to Sells-Floto from NY Harbor
1909 to 1932 - Sells-Floto Circus
1933 to 1936 - Al G. Barnes Circus
1937 to 1938 - Al G. Barnes / Sells-Floto Circus
1938 to 1942 - RBBB
Died - 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio menagerie fire



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kas, an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5737. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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