Relocated elephants from R.T. Richards Circus in United States


R.T. Richards Circus had previously 5 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 1917-00-00
1919-00-00
San Diego Zoo 1902
2 † ♀ EM - Lizzie (Wallace Liz)
dead: Born wild Dead: 1941-11-05, ? yrs Reason: disease: poison 1917-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
3 † ♀ EM - Alice (Bughouse Alice)
SSP id: 376
dead: Born wild 1882 Dead: 1933, 51 yrs Reason: unknown: 1917-00-00
1919-00-00
Christy Brothers Circus
4 † ♀ EM - Annie
SSP id: T2106
dead: Born wild Dead: 1948-11-11, ? yrs Reason: disease: foot infection/heart condition 1917-00-00
1918-07-20
Henry Vilas Zoo
5 † ♂ EM - Black Diamond
dead: Born wild 1897 Dead: 1929-10-16, 32 yrs Reason: shot: execution by gunshot 1917-00-00
1919-00-00
Al G. Barnes Circus

Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at R.T. Richards Circus

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from R.T. Richards Circus in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 7 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=781 (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)
2012-04-22 Black Diamond:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2005/09/black-diamond-2.html
• http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/10/black-diamond-3.html
• roadsideamerica.com
•  https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/7832
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.
2010-09-26 Annie:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• Ryan Easley, USA
•  "Zoo History Timeline," Henry Vilas Zoo
•  "Black Diamond #1," Buckles Web Log, 2005-09-05
•  "R.T. Richards Circus 1917 #7," Buckles Web Log, 2007-03-06
2010-04-26 Lizzie (Wallace Liz):• Buckles Weblog:Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1937
• Buckles Weblog
•  Howes Great London Circus, Season of 1921 By Joseph T. Bradbury. Bandwagon, Vol. 8, No. 5, 1964, pp. 4-13.
2010-04-26 Alice (Bughouse Alice):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/05/from-jim-cole-1.html
• "Joe Metcalf #2," Buckles Web Log, 2008-05-27
•  Howes Great London Circus, Season of 1921 By Joseph T. Bradbury. Bandwagon, Vol. 8, No. 5, 1964, pp. 4-13.


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