Kate (Katie) at Mexico unspecified location

† Kate (Katie)
ID Number:   SSP Number: T2206 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown years old
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Mexico unspecified location
ArrivedMexico unspecified location 1965-00-00
from Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus
Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus 1963-00-00
from Christiani Brothers Circus
Christiani Brothers Circus 1960-11-00
from Diano Brothers Circus
Diano Brothers Circus 1952-00-00
from Central Park Zoo
Born:1948 wild
Document updated2012-06-08: Mexico, Text RE

The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Records about Kate (Katie) from Bob Cline
1948 - Born in the wild
1950 - Central Park Zoo
1952 to 1960 - owned by Tony Diano
1960 to 1963 - Cristiani Bros. Circus
1963 to 1974 - Clyde Beatty - Cole Bros. Circus
1974 - sold to a Mexican Park

Studbook records:
~1948 BIRTH
~1950 CENTRALPK
~1952 DIANO BR
~11/1960 CHRSTNI C
~1963 C. BEATTY
~1965 MEXICO

Buckles states Gene Garner, who was working on Circo Bells, picked Katie up at the US border and took her to Mexico. Did she go to Circo Bells?

Sources, among others

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/04/harlengen-texas-1966.html

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