Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
American Circus in Italy

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Carla  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Born:* 1950 unknown
Birth place:
Dead: 1998
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:American Circus, in Italy

Date of arrival

American Circus
from Circus Rancy (Cirque Rancy)

Circus Rancy (Cirque Rancy)
from American Circus

American Circus
from Sir Robert Fossetts Circus

1964-00-00Sir Robert Fossetts Circus
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour

1963-00-00Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour
from Sir Robert Fossetts Circus

Sir Robert Fossetts Circus
from Circus Rosaire

Record history
History of updates2011-11-29: death year

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Carla is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1998 at American Circus, in Italy, .


Carla was born unknown 1950.

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Born in 1949 or 50. Jack Smith originally trained her along with Bailey Fossett. //Jame Clubb.

1972: rented out to Circus Rancy in France
1977:On tour in Sweden (Circus Scott) 1977.
1989: The lead elephant Carla was still with Tognis when they joined RBBB in the USA. This was '89/90, when we had our mixed Group presented by the Palacios there.Jamie Clubb

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Carla, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at American Circus in Italy. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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