Deceased elephants at Wirth Circus in Australia


This database list 26 dead elephants

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival locationImport
1+ ♀ EM Eiley (Eileen) Born: unknown x Dead:1959, accident hit by a train
2+ ♀ EM Alice Local id: 520009 ASMP id: 30 65Born: unknown 1891? x Dead:1956-07-04 (4 years after arrival), unknown 1952-12-01 Melbourne Zoo
3+ ♀ EM Jo-Dee (Jodie) 65Born: wild x Dead:1950-07-16, disease lack of calcium1949-00-00
4+ ♀ EM Betty 65Born: unknown x Dead:1950, disease tutu poisoning
5+ ♀ EM Alice (Princess Alice) 65Born: wild 1876 x Dead:1941-11-25 (33 years after arrival), unknown 1908-00-00 Wonderland City
6+ ♀ EM Annie 65Born: unknown x Dead:1929-10-00 (6 years after arrival), disease poisoning1923-00-00
7+ ♂ EM Cardigan (Cardie) 65Born: x Dead:1923-07-00 (21 years after arrival), euthanised shot1902-00-00
8+ ♀ EM Lizzie 65Born: x Dead:1920-10-24, disease FitzGerald Brothers' Circus and Menagerie
9+ ♀ EM Toby 65Born: x Dead:1915 (11 years after arrival), disease 1904-00-00 Sydney Zoo (Moore Park)
10+ ♀ EM Ghuni Sah (Ghunah Sah) 65Born: x Dead:1906-03-10 (7 years after arrival), disease poisoned, ate 1899-00-00 Port of Rangoon1899
11+ ♀ EM Butscha 65Born: captive-born x Mary Dead:, unknown 1923-04-13 1923
12+ ♀ EM Dolly 65Born: x Dead:, euthanised
13+ ♀ EM Ellie 65Born: x Dead:, unknown
14+ ♀ EM Gertie 65Born: x Dead:, unknown
15+ ♀ EM Gyp 65Born: x Dead:, unknown
16+ ⚪ EM Jumbo II 65Born: x Dead:, unknown 1923-00-00
17+ ♀ EM Lena 65Born: x Dead:, unknown
18+ ♀ EM Mary 65Born: wild x Dead:, unknown 1923-00-00 1923
19+ ♀ EM Molly 65Born: x Dead:, unknown
20+ ♀ EM Peggy 65Born: x Dead:, unknown
21+ ♂ EM Prince 65Born: x Dead:, unknown
22+ ♀ EM Sally 65Born: x Dead:, unknown
23+ ♀ EM Sarina 65Born: x Dead:, unknown
24+ ♀ EM Susie 65Born: x Dead:, unknown
25+ ⚪ EM Toby II 65Born: x Dead:, unknown
26+ ♀ EM unknown ASMP id: 31 65Born: x Dead:, 1953-04-01 Melbourne Zoo

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Wirth Circus

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Wirth Circus in Australia, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 26 November 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1711 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2013-05-25 Alice (Princess Alice):• Alice in Wonderland, by Liz Clark, 2011
2013-05-25 Alice:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
•  Taxon Report for Elephas maximus, by Sjoukje Vaartjes, Animal Records Officer, Melbourne Zoo.
2013-05-25 Dolly :• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2013-05-25 Toby:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2013-05-23 Cardigan (Cardie):• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2013-05-23 Toby II:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2013-05-21 Eiley (Eileen):• Tony Ratcliffe
•  http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2013-05-21 Lizzie:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2013-05-21 unknown:• Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2011) Compiled by Jan Steele, Australia
2012-06-08 Ghuni Sah (Ghunah Sah):• Liz Clark http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Betty:• http://lucaantara.blogspot.com/2008/01/updating-elephants.html
•  http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Annie:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Butscha:• The Argus, Saturday 14 April 1923, http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/1890192
2011-11-07 Jo-Dee (Jodie):• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Ellie:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Gertie:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Gyp:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Jumbo II:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Lena:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Mary:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Molly:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Peggy:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Prince:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Sally:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Sarina:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html
2011-11-07 Susie:• http://circuszooanimals.blogspot.com/2011/05/list-of-wirths-circus-elephants-to-date.html


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