Deceased elephants at Ringling Brothers Circus in United States

This database list 20 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1+ Reynolds Jennie (Queen Jumbo, Big Bingo)
EM F
wild
1918-05-17unknown in Columbus, Ohio x 1896-08-12Reynolds World United Shows1879
2 SSP id: 375
+ Baldy
EM M
38wild
1878
1916unknown x 1896-08-12Reynolds World United Shows1879
3+ Sells Babe
EM F
38
1915-12-25 x 1912-00-00Forepaugh-Sells Show
4+ Gypsie (Gypsy)
EM F
38
1910-04-30euthanised execution by strangulation x 1908-00-00Forepaugh-Sells Show
5+ Fannie (Fanny)
LA F
38wild
1908-11-00unknown x 1888-00-00Forepaugh-Sells Show
6+ Mike
LA M
38wild
1907-12-19accident burned to death x 1907-00-00Forepaugh-Sells Show
7+ Harry Lockhart
EM M
38wild
1907unknown x 1896-00-00Samuel Lockhart
8+ Prince
EM M
38wild
1906?euthanised executed in winterquarters x 1893-00-00
9 SSP id: 378
+ killed
EM F
< 1 38captive-born
1902-10-26
1902-10-26killed kicked by motherBaldy x Alice1902-10-26
10 SSP id: 377
+ Ned (Nick)
EM M
< 1 38captive-born
1900-11-19
1901-02-16disease nutrition and stomach problemsBaldy x Alice1900-11-19
11+ Romeo
EM M
38unknown
1900-10-23euthanised execution by gunshot x 1900-00-00
12+ Keddah
EM
38wild
1898-10-14accident Died in a train fire in late 1898 x 1897-00-00J. G. Gaylord
13+ Cincinnati
38wild
1898-06-00disease died from blood poisoning in Baraboo x
14+ Zip
LA F
38wild
1893-01-02disease swallowed four foot long section of chain that weighed ninety pounds x 1890-00-00Shelbys Circus (Dan Shelby)
15+ Emperor
EM M
38wild
1885-05-17disease Tetanus x 1895-00-00Shelby, Pullman and Hamiltons Circus
16+ Corsair
EM F
38wild
unknown x 1895-00-00
17+ Sultan
EM M
38
x
18+ Abdallah
EM
38
x 1895-00-00
19+ Pasha
EM F
38
x
20+ Hortense
F
38
x


Source for the list of elephants deceased at Ringling Brothers Circus

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Ringling Brothers Circus in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=627 (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)
2012-10-31 Gypsie (Gypsy):
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9C0DEFD7143BE733A2575BC2A9629C946196D6CF">New York Times 1910-04-27
  • 2012-10-31 Sells Babe:
  • *CLIENT
  • 2012-10-02 Reynolds Jennie (Queen Jumbo, Big Bingo):
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-09-30 Baldy:
  • Page 46, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-09-30 Sultan:
  • The Ringling Elephants 1888-1968, http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/BW.htm'>Bandwagon
  • 2012-09-30 Abdallah:
  • *THAYER1888
  • 2012-09-30 Pasha:
  • *THAYER1888
  • 2012-09-30 Hortense:
  • *THAYER1888
  • 2012-04-12 Fannie (Fanny):
  • Page 20, 46, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-04-11 Mike:
  • White Tops, June 1931, page 6

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/12/1908-barnum-bailey-program-5_31.html#comment-c6186123854218006070
  • Page 20, 50, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-04-11 Zip:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • Kenton Cornish, Fred Dahlinger:http://www.circushistory.org/Query/Query07e.htm">Circus history message board
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2009/08/from-richard-reynolds_28.html
  • 2010-09-26 Romeo:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2010-09-24 Prince:
  • Page 50, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • William Buckles Woodcock, 2010
  • 2009-11-19 Ned (Nick):
  • Page 48, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Article in Bandwagon Nov-Dec 1993, by Richard J. Reinolds III, Atlanta
  • 2009-11-14 Emperor:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • page 23, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2009-01-15 Harry Lockhart:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • Page 46, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2008-05-21 Corsair:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2008-05-21 Keddah:
  • Page 46, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2007-07-16 Cincinnati:
  • http://www.circushistory.org/Query/Query07e.htm">Kenton Cornish, circus history message board

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