Whirling Brothers Circus in New Zealand

Whirling Brothers Circus
Last elephant left2007
CountryNew Zealand
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Whirling Brothers Circus, New Zealand, was founded in 1969. The last elephant left in 2007.

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Circus was founded by Mr Tony Ratcliffe who has spent a lifetime in the circus industry, working with Weber Bros and Bullens Bros.

He started Whirling Bros in 1969, naming it after the circus featured in the 1959 movie The Big.

Whirling Bros has travelled all over New Zealand and even been taken abroad to the Pacific Islands and New Caledonia.

References for records about Whirling Brothers Circus

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Whirling Brothers Circus, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=556. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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