Relocated elephants from Ringling Brothers Circus in United States

Ringling Brothers Circus had previously 42 elephants relocated to new location.  

Nr Id Name - stud nr.
Species - Sex
Status Origin
Birth
Age Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 SSP id: 491
Baby Boo (Baby Baraboo) EM - F dead : 1939
euthanised: aggressive
captive-born
1900
39 1903-00-00
1911-00-00
San Diego Zoo 1902
2 EEP id: 0202
Veneda (Venita, Vanita, Jenny) EM - F dead : 1942-10-15
euthanised: Musculoskeletal
wild
? 1912-00-00
1919-00-00
Frankfurt Zoo 1902
3Clyde EM - F dead :
unknown:
wild
0 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Hans Mueller
4 SSP id: 481
Babe (Babylon) EM - F dead : 1937-08-12
disease: collapsed
wild
1877
60 1888-00-00
1919-00-00
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
5Boston EM - F dead : 1920
unknown:
wild
? 1906-00-00
1910-00-00
Bill Newton (Lucky Bill Show, Honest Bill Show)
6Lou EM - F dead : 1912-00-00
disease: mineral poisoning in Michigan
wild
? 1892-00-00
1904-00-00
Gentry Brothers Circus
7Little Modoc EM - F dead : 1943
unknown:
wild
1888
55 1897-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
8Duke EM - M dead :
unknown:
wild
0 1893-00-00
1895-00-00
Welsh Brothers Circus
9Wilhelmina (Willy) EM - F dead : 1951-12-00
disease: stroke which was brought about by her old age
wild
? 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Wallace and Clark Circus
10Ringling Nellie EM - F dead :
:
wild
0 1912-00-00
1919-00-00
Cuba unspecified location
11Ringling Pinto EM - F dead : 1952
age:
wild
? 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Biller Brothers Circus
12Juno EM - F dead : 1942
unknown:
wild
? 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
13 SSP id: T2128
Vera (Bingo) EM - F dead : 1945-07-11
unknown:
wild
1880
65 1910-00-00
1910-00-00
Arthur Brothers Circus
14Wallace Eva (Ewa) EM - F dead : 1959?
unknown:
wild
? 1902-00-00
1910-00-00
Animaland (Eddie Billetti)
15Columbia (Victoria) EM - F dead : 1933
unknown:
wild
? 1912-00-00
1919-00-00
William P Hall Animal Farm
16Lockhart Jenny (Jennie) EM - F dead : 1928-12-23
unknown: in Union City,Oklahoma
wild
? 1896-00-00
1916-00-00
Orton Brothers Circus
17Nellie Lockhart EM - F dead : 1922
accident: became mired in the mud and died of exposure
wild
? 1896-00-00
1914-00-00
Sangers Great European Shows-Hugo Bros-Harris Bros-Gentry Bros (Floyd and Howard King)
18 SSP id: T2243
Nellie EM - F dead : 1949
unknown:
wild
1905
44 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Franklin Park Zoo
19Sells Dutch (Duchess) EM - F dead : 1946
unknown:
wild
? 1912-00-00
1919-00-00
Franklin Park Zoo
20 SSP id: T2181
Hazel EM - F dead : 1945-09-15
unknown:
wild
1904
41 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Franklin Park Zoo
21 SSP id: 562
Sammy EM - M dead : 1938-03-05
euthanised: aggressive
wild
1908
30 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Belle Isle Nature Zoo (Safariland, Detroit Zoo)
22Toodles (Tambus) EM - M dead : 1917
unknown:
wild
? 1901-00-00
1905-00-00
Great J. E. Henry Show
23Sells Queen EM - F dead : 1930-03-23
age:
wild
1864
66 1912-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
24Romeo EM - F dead :
:

0 1912-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
25Rio (Ryo) EM - M dead : 1928-06-20
euthanised: executed in New Haven Conn. after stampade
wild
? 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
26Old John (John L. Sullivan, Othello, Tiny, Light of Asia) EM - M dead : 1932-01-16
unknown:
wild
? 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
27Clara EM - F dead : 1941-11-08
disease: poison
wild
? 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
28Fanchon LA - F dead :
unknown:
wild
0 1893-00-00
1910-00-00
Howes Great London Circus (Mugivan and Bowers)
29Albert EM - M dead : 1929-03-28
disease: pneumonia
wild
1888
41 1907-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
30 SSP id: 689
Queen (Obrien Queen) EM - F dead : 1910-10-26
euthanised:
wild
? 1891-00-00
1893-00-00
Frank A. Robbins Circus
31Columbus (Big Charley Lockhart) EM - M dead : 1910-06-08
euthanised: via potassium cyanide in a sweet potato in Evansville, Wisconsin
wild
? 1897-00-00
1901-00-00
George W. Popcorn Hall
32Queen EM - F dead :
:
wild
0 1892-00-00
1893-00-00
Cole Brothers Circus
33Tom Lockhart EM - M dead :
unknown:
wild
0 1896-00-00
1903-00-00
Barnum and Bailey Circus
34Ringling Trilby EM - F dead : 1942-08-04
:

? 1895-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
35Ringling Bessie EM - F dead : 1930-07-14
unknown:
wild
? 1895-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
36Alice EM - F dead : 1912-08-27
unknown:
wild
1882
30 1895-00-00
1909-00-00
Forepaugh-Sells Show
37Mary EM - F dead : 1919-03-10
:

? 1894-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
38Jewel (Jule) EM - F dead :
unknown:
wild
0 1889-00-00
1896-00-00
Central Park Zoo
39Hattie (Haddie) EM - F dead : 1941-03-11
unknown:
wild
? 1895-00-00
1919-00-00
Al G-Kelly Miller Brothers Circus
40Judy EM - F dead : 1928-03-28
:

?
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
41Babe (York, Chief) EM - M dead : 1943
unknown:
wild
1877
66
Toledo Zoo
42Josie EM - F dead : 1912
accident: said to have strangulated while eating a sugarbeat to fast
wild
?
1905-00-00
Toledo Zoo


Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Ringling Brothers Circus

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from 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)
2016-12-19 Tom Lockhart:
  • Page 46, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2016-04-21 Babe (York, Chief):
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/bw-1966Nov.htm">Bandwagon
  • 2016-04-21 Josie:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2016-01-05 Queen (Obrien Queen):
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2010/03/george-w-hall-elephants.html
  • 2013-07-07 Sells Dutch (Duchess):
  • The Ringling Elephants 1888-1968, http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/BW.htm'>Bandwagon

  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.




  • 2013-06-13 Old John (John L. Sullivan, Othello, Tiny, Light of Asia):
  • http://www.readbookonline.net/readOnLine/52631/

  • http://www.thecircusworld.com/americas-elephants" Americas elephants by Bob Cline.
  • Richard Reynolds
  • Page 62, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • The New York Times, April 11, 1884.

  • http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F30D11FA395C15738DDDA80A94DB405B8484F0D3
  • 2013-05-02 Wallace Eva (Ewa):
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2013/05/from-buckles-2.html
  • 2012-10-31 Rio (Ryo):
  • The Ringling Elephants 1888-1968, http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/BW.htm'>Bandwagon
  • 2012-10-31 Albert:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-10-31 Veneda (Venita, Vanita, Jenny):
  • Animals Are My Life, by Lorenz Hagenbeck

  • Page 62, Carl Hagenbeck, by Haug von Kuenheim
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2006/05/perl-souder-3.html">Buckles Weblog
  • Page 49, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2012-10-31 Nellie Lockhart:
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/05/from-nigel-rothfels.html
  • http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/bw-1966May.htm
  • http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/bw-1964Sep.htm
  • 2012-10-31 Sells Queen:
  • http://www.circushistory.org/Query/Query06c1101.htm">Circus history message board: What Ever Became of Famous Circus Elephant, 21 January, 2006
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-10-31 Columbia (Victoria):
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-10-31 Ringling Bessie:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • Ryan Easley, USA
  • 2012-10-31 Ringling Nellie:
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/05/from-nigel-rothfels.html
  • 2012-10-31 Romeo:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-10-30 Alice:
  • Page 48, 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.
  • 2012-10-30 Fanchon:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/bw-1964Sep.htm">Howes Great London Circus, Season of 1921 By Joseph T. Bradbury. Bandwagon, Vol. 8, No. 5, 1964, pp. 4-13.
  • 2012-10-02 Lockhart Jenny (Jennie):
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://www.circushistory.org/Scrap/Scrap29Apr.htm">El Reno, Oklahoma, Daily Despatch, December 29, 1928
  • Page 46, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2012-10-02 Clara:
  • Page 9, The Ringling Elephants 1888-1968, http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/BW.htm'>Bandwagon

  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-10-02 Ringling Trilby:
  • The Ringling Elephants 1888-1968, http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/BW.htm'>Bandwagon

  • http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=H3UxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=MiIEAAAAIBAJ&dq=ringling%20elephant&pg=5273%2C6175589
  • 2012-10-01 Nellie:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-09-30 Jewel (Jule):
  • The Ringling Elephants 1888-1968, http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/BW.htm'>Bandwagon

  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-09-30 Judy:
  • The Ringling Elephants 1888-1968, http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/BW.htm'>Bandwagon
  • 2012-09-30 Mary:
  • The Ringling Elephants 1888-1968, http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/BW.htm'>Bandwagon
  • 2012-08-28 Juno:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-06-13 Queen:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2012-04-22 Toodles (Tambus):
  • Bandwagon, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Mar-Apr), 1959, p. 13.
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/05/from-anonymous.html
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2006/05/to-anonymous-toddles.html
  • 2012-04-22 Columbus (Big Charley Lockhart):
  • 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.
  • 2011-04-08 Hazel:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2010-11-23 Baby Boo (Baby Baraboo):
  • In 1937, the Cole Bros. Circus gave the Zoo two female elephants: Tommy and the infamous Boo. Soon tiring of Boo’s homicidal tendencies, Wegeforth had her executed.
  • 2010-10-01 Vera (Bingo):
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/09/arthur-bros-circus-1945-2_8615.html" target="_blank">"Arthur Bros. Circus 1945 #2," Buckles Web Log, 2008-09-06

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/09/arthur-bros-circus-1945-4_06.html" target="_blank">"Arthur Bros. Circus 1945 #4," Buckles Web Log, 2008-09-06

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2009/12/shirley-temple-3.html" target="_blank">"Shirley Temple #3," Buckles Web Log, 2009-12-26
  • 2010-10-01 Wilhelmina (Willy):
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/09/arthur-bros-circus-1945-4_06.html
  • http://www.circushistory.org/bandwagon/bw-1965Mar.htm">Bandwagon, Vol. 9, No. 2 (Mar-Apr), 1965, pp. 20-23.
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2005/09/great-floto-shows-1905-christian-zeitz.html">Buckles weblog
  • 2009-01-31 Lou:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2009-01-12 Duke:
  • 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.
  • 2008-10-25 Boston:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2008-05-21 Clyde:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2007-07-17 Babe (Babylon):
  • http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,883688,00.html?iid=chix-sphere">Time online Article Monday, Aug. 23, 1937
  • 2007-04-18 Little Modoc:
  • http://www.circushistory.org/Query/Query04a.htm">Buckles Woodcock, Circus history message board

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