Tonka (Barbie) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation

Tonka (Barbie)
ID nr:   SSP Number: 256 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
ArrivalRingling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation 2016-05-03
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit) 1989-00-00
from Robert Bobby Moore
Born:* 1983-08-23 captive-born
in Circus World
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 83.00 kgs, 182.60 lbs
Parents: x Minyak
Siblings through the mother Minyak:
  1. 1987-04-02 -- † 2006 (M) Ceasar
  2. 1992-10-17 -- † 1992-10-17 (F) stillborn
  3. 1994-08-19 -- † 1998 (M) Kenny (Kenneth)
Tonka (Barbie)s pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2012-02-21:�red unit
2016-06-09: retired
Father was Hugo or Vance, both bulls were present.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tonka (Barbie), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=579. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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