Alice an Asian elephant at Wirth Circus

 ☨ ♀ Alice  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 65 years old (estimated age)
Id numberLocal id Number: 520009ASMP Number: 30
Born:* 1891? unknown
Birth place:
Dead date: 1956-07-04
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Wirth Circus, in Australia

Date of Arrival

1952-12-01Wirth Circus from Royal Melbourne Zoological Park
Royal Melbourne Zoological Park 1952-11-01
from Wirth Circus

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† Alice is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Wirth Circus, in Australia, from unknown reasons in 1956-07-04, (see detailed list).


Alice was born unknown 1891?.

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Alice Died 30 April 1956 the first mention of this elephant was from an interview with Doris Wirth in 1927. She was put down at Wirth's property by a veterinarian at around 65 years of age. (Liz Clark)

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Alice, an Asian at Wirth Circus in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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