Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation in United States


Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation



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Owner 1995-00-00-now: Kenneth Feld
Size200 acres
Founded1995
Address Green Swamp
Place Polk City
StateFlorida
Country United States
Website Website

DirectorsGary Jacobson

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Description

Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation, located at Green Swamp, in Polk City, Florida, United States , was founded in 1995.

Living elephants

At the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation lives 24 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Alana born 1976
  2. Aree born 2005-04-21
  3. Asia (Daisy) born 1968
  4. Aussan (Assam) born 1957
  5. Baby born 1961
  6. Bangko (Bangkok) born 1976
  7. Barack (Rocky) born 2009-01-19
  8. Charlie born 1973
  9. Cora (Noel) born 1965-12-03
  10. Emma (Wally) born 1971
  11. Gunther born 2001-11-18
  12. Icky II born 1978
  13. Irvin born 2005-06-01
  14. Louie (Lovie, Lovey) born 1966
  15. Mala (Lalea) born 1970
  16. Ozzie (Osgood) born 1999-08-16
  17. P.T. born 2002-05-21
  18. Sally born 1974
  19. Sara born 2001-04-16
  20. Sarah born 1957
  21. Shirley born 1995-02-19
  22. Siam II born 1978
  23. Toby born 1961
  24. Vance (Matt) born 1963

Comments / picturesElephants owned, residing and performing with Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus can be found at several different locations, which have been divided up for clarification of record keeping and to give a better idea of Herd identifications. They include:
- Ringling Brothers Circus (1884 - 1918)
- Barnum & Bailey Circus (1888 - 1918)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1919 - 1968)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Blue Unit (1969 - present)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Red Unit (1969 - present)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Gold Unit (1988 - present)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus European Tour (1963 - 1964)
- Circus World at Polk City (1974 - 1984
- Ringling Retirement Farm at Williston (1984 - 2010)
- Ringling Brother\'s Center for Elephant Conservation (1995 - present)

In 1995, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus opened the facility for the breeding, research, and retirement of its Asian Elephant Herd, located on 200 acres located in Polk County (central Florida), between Tampa and Orlando.

Staff: Gary Jacobson, Director, Jim Williams, Operations Manager.

2006-09-05: "Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Center For Elephant Conservation(R) Announces Second Test Positive For Tuberculosis In Male Elephant"
Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation Press release






References for records about Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=170. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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