Wallace Rosy (Rosie, Tillie)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Wallace Rosy (Rosie, Tillie)  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1942-08-04
Death reason: accident: died in Cleveland Menagerie Fire
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1939-00-00Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

1933-00-00Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
from Sells-Floto Circus

1931-00-00Sells-Floto Circus
from John Robinson Circus

1928-00-00John Robinson Circus
from Sangers Great European Shows-Hugo Bros-Harris Bros-Gentry Bros (Floyd and Howard King)

1927-00-00Sangers Great European Shows-Hugo Bros-Harris Bros-Gentry Bros (Floyd and Howard King)
from Ellis Stanley Joseph menagerie

Record history
History of updates2013-04-18: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Wallace Rosy (Rosie, Tillie) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1942-08-04 at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as died in Cleveland Menagerie Fire .

Origin


Wallace Rosy (Rosie, Tillie) was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Records about Wallace Rosy (Rosie, Tillie) from Bob Cline

TILLIE / ROSEY
Asian Female
1927 - Ellis S. Joseph - Animal Trader
1927 - Sold to Gentry Bros. Circus / Walter L. Main Circus (same owners)
1928 to 1930 - John Robinson Circus
1931 to 1932 - Sells-Floto Circus
1933 to 1938 - Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus ( renamed ROSEY )
1939 to 1942 - RBBB
Died - Aug. 4, 1942 in Cleveland Menagerie Fire
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Wallace Rosy (Rosie, Tillie) , Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5740. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
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