Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Mabel  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀

People killed:1
Birth place:
Dead: 1944-03-03
Death reason: euthanised: at Sarasota winter quarters
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1942-00-00Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
from Unknown

from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

1927-00-00Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
from John Robinson Circus

1925-00-00John Robinson Circus
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

1923-00-00Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
from John Robinson Circus

1917-00-00John Robinson Circus 1917-00-00
from William P Hall Animal Farm

Record history
History of updates2010-09-26: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Mabel is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1944-03-03 at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as at Sarasota winter quarters .


Mabel was born .

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Records about Mabel from Bob Cline

MABEL 1916 - Wm.P. Hall sold to John Robinson for $2000.00 per Hall papers @ CWM.
Female Asian 1917 to 1922 - John Robinson Circus
1923 to 1924 - Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
1925 to 1926 - John Robinson Circus
1927 to 1938 - Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Killed George Page on July 2, 1938
1939 to 1941 - Barnes quarters in Thousand Oaks, Ca.
1942 to 1944 - RBBB
Died - March 3, 1944 at Sarasota winter quarters execution by gunshot

Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mabel, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 July 2022 at (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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