Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour in United States


Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour
Typecircus

Owner 1963-1964: John Ringling North
Founded1963
First elephant arrived1963
Last elephant left1964
Closed down1964
Country United States

Directors

Key People

Veterinarians

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
1963-1964: Hugo Schmitt
(chief elephant trainer)
1963-1964: Ivor Rosaire
(elephant trainer)

Elephant keepers 1963-1964: Charly Weiser
1963-1964: Hans Romlund
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Description

Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour, United States , was founded in 1963 and the first elephant arrived in 1963. The last elephant left in 1964. Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour closed down in 1964.


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)

1964: Trolle Rhodin Sr. agreed with John Ringling North (who lived in Swiss because of tax-reasons) to rent the 8 elephants (bought from Chipperfield) after the too early Ringling-stop in Germany

References for records about Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2053. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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