Relocated elephants from Ringling Bros. Circus in United States


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

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 † ♀ EM - Baby Boo (Baby Baraboo)
SSP id: 491
dead: Born captive-born 1900 Dead: 1939, 39 yrs Reason: euthanised: aggressive 1903-00-00
1911-00-00
San Diego Zoo 1902
2 † ♀ EM - Veneda
EEP id: 0202
dead: Born wild Dead: 1942-10-15, ? yrs Reason: shot: Musculoskeletal 1912-00-00
1919-00-00
Frankfurt Zoo 1902
3 † ♀ EM - Clyde
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Hans Mueller
4 † ♀ EM - Babe (Babylon)
SSP id: 481
dead: Born wild 1877 Dead: 1937-08-12, 60 yrs Reason: disease: collapsed 1888-00-00
1919-00-00
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
5 † ♀ EM - Boston
dead: Born wild Dead: 1920, ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1906-00-00
1910-00-00
Bill Newton (Lucky Bill Show, Honest Bill Show)
6 † ♀ EM - Lou
dead: Born wild Dead: 1912-00-00, ? yrs Reason: disease: mineral poisoning in Michigan 1892-00-00
1904-00-00
Gentry Brothers Circus
7 † ♀ EM - Little Modoc
dead: Born wild 1888 Dead: 1943, 55 yrs Reason: unknown: 1897-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
8 † ♂ EM - Duke
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1893-00-00
1895-00-00
Welsh Bros. Circus
9 † ♀ EM - Wilhelmina (Willy)
dead: Born wild Dead: 1951-12-00, ? yrs Reason: disease: stroke which was brought about by her old age 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Wallace and Clark Circus
10 † ♀ EM - Ringling Nellie
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: : 1912-00-00
1919-00-00
Cuba unspecified location
11 † ♀ EM - Ringling Pinto
dead: Born wild Dead: 1952, ? yrs Reason: age: 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Biller Brothers Circus
12 † ♀ EM - Juno
dead: Born wild Dead: 1942, ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
13 † ♀ EM - Vera (Bingo)
SSP id: T2128
dead: Born wild 1880 Dead: 1945-07-11, 65 yrs Reason: unknown: 1910-00-00
1910-00-00
Arthur Brothers Circus
14 † ♀ EM - Wallace Eva (Ewa)
dead: Born wild Dead: 1959?, ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1902-00-00
1910-00-00
Animaland (Eddie Billetti)
15 † ♀ EM - Columbia (Victoria)
dead: Born wild Dead: 1933, ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1912-00-00
1919-00-00
William P Hall Animal Farm
16 † ♀ EM - Lockhart Jenny (Jennie)
dead: Born wild Dead: 1928-12-23, ? yrs Reason: unknown: in Union City,Oklahoma 1896-00-00
1916-00-00
Orton Brothers Circus
17 † ♀ EM - Nellie Lockhart
dead: Born wild Dead: 1922, ? yrs Reason: accident: became mired in the mud and died of exposure 1896-00-00
1914-00-00
Sangers Great European Shows-Hugo Bros-Harris Bros-Gentry Bros (Floyd and Howard King)
18 † ♀ EM - Nellie
SSP id: T2243
dead: Born wild 1905 Dead: 1949, 44 yrs Reason: unknown: 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Franklin Park Zoo
19 † ♀ EM - Sells Dutch (Duchess)
dead: Born wild Dead: 1946, ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1912-00-00
1919-00-00
Franklin Park Zoo
20 † ♀ EM - Hazel
SSP id: T2181
dead: Born wild 1904 Dead: 1945-09-15, 41 yrs Reason: unknown: 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Franklin Park Zoo
21 † ♂ EM - Sammy
SSP id: 562
dead: Born wild 1908 Dead: 1938-03-05, 30 yrs Reason: euthanised: aggressive 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Belle Isle Nature Zoo (Safariland, Detroit Zoo)
22 † ♂ EM - Todles
dead: Born wild Dead: 1917, ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1901-00-00
1905-00-00
Great J. E. Henry Show
23 † ♀ EM - Sells Queen
dead: Born wild 1864 Dead: 1930-03-23, 66 yrs Reason: age: 1912-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
24 † ♀ EM - Romeo
dead: Born Dead: , ? yrs Reason: : 1912-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
25 † ♂ EM - Rio (Ryo)
dead: Born wild Dead: 1928-06-20, ? yrs Reason: euthanised: executed in New Haven Conn. after stampade 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
26 † ♂ EM - Old John
dead: Born wild Dead: 1932-01-16, ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
27 † ♀ EM - Clara
dead: Born wild Dead: 1941-11-08, ? yrs Reason: disease: poison 1911-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
28 † ♀ LA - Fanchon
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1893-00-00
1910-00-00
Howes Great London Circus (Mugivan and Bowers)
29 † ♂ EM - Albert
dead: Born wild 1888 Dead: 1929-03-28, 41 yrs Reason: disease: pneumonia 1907-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
30 † ♀ EM - Queen (Obrien Queen)
SSP id: 689
dead: Born wild Dead: 1910-10-26, ? yrs Reason: euthanised: 1891-00-00
1893-00-00
Frank A. Robbins Circus
31 † ♂ EM - Columbus (Big Charley Lockhart)
dead: Born wild Dead: 1910-06-08, ? yrs Reason: euthanised: via potassium cyanide in a sweet potato in Evansville, Wisconsin 1897-00-00
1901-00-00
George W. Popcorn Hall
32 † ♀ EM - Queen
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: : 1892-00-00
1893-00-00
Cole Brothers Circus
33 † ♂ EM - Tom Lockhart
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1896-00-00
1903-00-00
Barnum & Bailey Circus
34 † ♀ EM - Ringling Trilby
dead: Born Dead: 1942-08-04, ? yrs Reason: : 1895-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
35 † ♀ EM - Ringling Bessie
dead: Born wild Dead: 1930-07-14, ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1895-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
36 † ♀ EM - Alice
dead: Born wild 1882 Dead: 1912-08-27, 30 yrs Reason: unknown: 1895-00-00
1909-00-00
Forepaugh-Sells Show
37 † ♀ EM - Mary
dead: Born Dead: 1919-03-10, ? yrs Reason: : 1894-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
38 † ♀ EM - Jewel (Jule)
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1889-00-00
1896-00-00
Central Park Zoo
39 † ♀ EM - Hattie (Haddie)
dead: Born wild Dead: 1941-03-11, ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1895-00-00
1919-00-00
Kelly Miller Circus
40 † ♀ EM - Judy
dead: Born Dead: 1928-03-28, ? yrs Reason: :
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
41 † ♂ EM - Babe (York, Chief)
dead: Born wild 1877 Dead: 1943, 66 yrs Reason: unknown:
Toledo Zoo
42 † ♀ EM - Josie
dead: Born wild Dead: 1912, ? yrs Reason: accident: said to have strangulated while eating a sugarbeat to fast
1905-00-00
Toledo Zoo

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

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Ringling Bros. Circus in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 1 February 2023 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):• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
• Bandwagon
2016-04-21 Josie:• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
•  Ryan Easley, USA
•  https://toledogazette.wordpress.com/2011/06/12/babe-the-elephant-favored-and-feared-at-toledo-zoo/
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 1888-1967, Bandwagon
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2013-06-13 Old John:• http://www.readbookonline.net/readOnLine/52631/
• 
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):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2013/05/from-buckles-2.html
2012-10-31 Rio (Ryo):• The Ringling Elephants 1888-1967, Bandwagon
2012-10-31 Albert:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2012-10-31 Veneda:• Animals Are My Life, by Lorenz Hagenbeck
•  Page 62, Carl Hagenbeck, by Haug von Kuenheim
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• 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
• https://classic.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/bw-1966May.htm
•  https://classic.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/bw-1964Sep.htm
2012-10-31 Sells Queen:• Circus history message board: What Ever Became of Famous Circus Elephant, 21 January, 2006
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2012-10-31 Columbia (Victoria):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2012-10-31 Ringling Bessie:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• Ryan Easley, USA
2012-10-31 Ringling Nellie:• http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/05/from-nigel-rothfels.html
2012-10-31 Romeo:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2012-10-30 Alice:• Page 48, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2012-10-30 Fanchon:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  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):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• 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 1888-1967, Bandwagon
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2012-10-02 Ringling Trilby:• The Ringling Elephants 1888-1967, Bandwagon
•  http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=H3UxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=MiIEAAAAIBAJ&dq=ringling%20elephant&pg=5273%2C6175589
2012-10-01 Nellie:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2012-09-30 Jewel (Jule):• The Ringling Elephants 1888-1967, Bandwagon
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2012-09-30 Judy:• The Ringling Elephants 1888-1967, Bandwagon
2012-09-30 Mary:• The Ringling Elephants 1888-1967, Bandwagon
2012-08-28 Juno:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2012-06-13 Queen:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2012-04-22 Todles:• 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
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2011-04-08 Hazel:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
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):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  "Arthur Bros. Circus 1945 #2," Buckles Web Log, 2008-09-06
•  "Arthur Bros. Circus 1945 #4," Buckles Web Log, 2008-09-06
•  "Shirley Temple #3," Buckles Web Log, 2009-12-26
2010-10-01 Wilhelmina (Willy):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/09/arthur-bros-circus-1945-4_06.html
•  Bandwagon, Vol. 9, No. 2 (Mar-Apr), 1965, pp. 20-23.
• Buckles weblog
2009-01-31 Lou:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2009-01-12 Duke:• Page 46 Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2008-10-25 Boston:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2008-05-21 Clyde:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2007-07-17 Babe (Babylon):• Time online Article Monday, Aug. 23, 1937
2007-04-18 Little Modoc:• Buckles Woodcock, Circus history message board

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