Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Wirth Circus in Australia

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Lizzie  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Birth place:
Dead: 1920-10-24
Death reason: disease:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Wirth Circus, in Australia

Date of arrival

Wirth Circus
from FitzGerald Brothers' Circus and Menagerie

1897-00-00FitzGerald Brothers' Circus and Menagerie
from Carl Hagenbecks show at Venedig in Wien

1897-00-00Carl Hagenbecks show at Venedig in Wien
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

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History of updates2012-03-13: death date

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Lizzie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1920-10-24 at Wirth Circus, in Australia, .


Lizzie was born .

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Performing Elephant Dies

Lizzie, one of the elephants at Wirth Bros' circus, died on Sunday night after an illness of several months is the fourth elephant which the circus has lost during the present tour Lizzie was a great worker and was a popular performer in the ring. The carcase has been removed to a soap manufactory to be boiled down.
The Argus 26 October 1920
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Lizzie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Wirth Circus in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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