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


R.T. Richards Circus had previously 5 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 1917-00-00
1919-00-00
San Diego Zoo 1902
2Lizzie (Wallace Liz) EM - F dead : 1941-11-05
disease: poison
wild
? 1917-00-00
1919-00-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
3 SSP id: 376
Alice (Bughouse Alice) EM - F dead : 1933
unknown:
wild
1882
51 1917-00-00
1919-00-00
Christy Brothers Circus
4 SSP id: T2106
Annie EM - F dead : 1948-11-11
disease: foot infection/heart condition
wild
? 1917-00-00
1918-07-20
Henry Vilas Zoo
5Black Diamond EM - M dead : 1929-10-16
shot: execution by gunshot
wild
1897
32 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 24 July 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:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2005/09/black-diamond-2.html
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/10/black-diamond-3.html
  • http://www.roadsideamerica.com/pet/diamond.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:
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.vilaszoo.org/guests/index.php?category_id=490&subcategory_id=7329">"Zoo History Timeline," Henry Vilas Zoo

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2005/09/black-diamond-1.html">"Black Diamond #1," Buckles Web Log, 2005-09-05

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/03/rt-richards-circus-1917-7.html">"R.T. Richards Circus 1917 #7," Buckles Web Log, 2007-03-06
  • 2010-04-26 Lizzie (Wallace Liz):
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/07/hagenbeck-wallace-circus-1937-10-from.html">Buckles Weblog:Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1937
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/03/rt-richards-circus-1917-3.html">Buckles Weblog
  • 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.
  • 2010-04-26 Alice (Bughouse Alice):
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/05/from-jim-cole-1.html
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/05/joe-metcalf-2.html">"Joe Metcalf #2," Buckles Web Log, 2008-05-27
  • 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.


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