Relocated elephants from Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo) in United States

Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo) had previously 15 elephants relocated to new location.  

Name - stud nr.
Species - Sex
Status Origin
Birth
Age Arrival
Departure
Present location
Tina (Tanya)
(413)
LA - F
PC wild
1984
36 1986-03-00
1987-03-00
Montgomery Zoo
Queenie
(293)
EM - F
dead : 2008-03-29
age:
wild
1959
49 1963-00-00
1988-02-00
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
Jackie II
(164)
LA - F
dead : 2002-11-00
unknown: unknown after autopsy
wild
1978
24 1980-08-00
1987-11-01
Hawthorn Corporation
Ruth
(367)
EM - F
FC wild
1958
62 1963-00-00
1978-00-00
Buttonwood Park Zoo
Little Ruth
(462)
EM - F
dead :
unknown:
wild
1933
-1933 1926-00-00
1927-00-00
Unknown
Coca II
(627)
EM - F
dead : 1986-09-26
unknown:
wild
1947
39 1948-00-00
1950-04-01
Atlanta Zoo
Judy
(450)
EM - F
dead : 1971
unknown:
wild
? 1933-00-00
1934-00-00
Lincoln Park Zoo
Dolly
(396)
EM - F
dead : 1976-09-21
unknown:
wild
1935
41
1940-10-08
Bronx Zoo
Cutie
(397)
EM - F
dead : 1976-09-21
unknown:
wild
1935
41
1940-10-08
Bronx Zoo
Liz
(292)
EM - F
dead : 2015-08-20
unknown:
wild
1957
58 1963-00-00
1988-02-00
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
Kay

EM - F
dead : 1955-03-00
euthanised: using the exhaust from a truck, because of agressivness
wild
? 1929-05-22
1929-06-12
Roy Bible
Baby Alice (Alice II)
(665)
EM - F
dead :
unknown:
wild
1933
-1933 1935-00-00
Roger Williams Park Zoo
Bessie

EM - F
dead : 1931
unknown:
wild
? 1925-00-00
1926-00-00
Sells-Floto Circus
Alice I
(664)
EM - F
dead :
unknown:
wild
1905
-1905 1928-00-00
1929-00-00
Roger Williams Park Zoo
Tillie
(T2296)
EM - F
dead : 1966
euthanised: infected feet; aggressive
wild
1924
42
1935-05-31
Nay Aug Park Zoo


Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo) in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 30 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=646 (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)
2018-05-30 Kay:
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/07/benson-wild-animal-farm-3.html">Buckles Weblog

  • http://www.tristatehomepage.com/news/local-news/brad-byrd-in-depth-erin-gibson-talks-two-elephants-documentary/1186370822
  • 2017-03-13 Liz:
  • http://www.elephants.com/liz/liz_bio.htm">Liz, The Elephant Sanctuary
  • 2012-06-08 Bessie:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 2011-01-16 Tillie:
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/young-old-campaigned-to-bring-elephants-to-scranton-1.865941#ixzz19ovOyLCN" target="_blank">"Young, old campaigned to bring elephants to Scranton" by Cheryl A Kashuba, The Times-Tribune.com, 2010-06-27
  • 2010-09-29 Jackie II:
  • Bret Bronson
  • 2010-09-26 Queenie:
  • http://www.elephants.com/queenie/queenie_bio.htm">Queenie, The Elephant Sanctuary

  • http://www.elephants.com/queenie/queenie_inmemory.htm">In Memory of Queenie, The Elephant Sanctuary
  • 2009-11-23 Little Ruth:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2006/06/sarasota-quarters-1956-57-7.html
  • 2009-10-25 Judy:
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2009/10/2.html
  • 2009-08-30 Tina (Tanya):
  • Bret Bronson

  • Ryan Easley, USA
  • 2007-04-18 Dolly:
  • Richard Chiger
  • 2007-04-17 Cutie:
  • Richard Chiger


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