Tip at Haag Circus

† Tip
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:, unknown years
Dead date: 1937-08-00
Death reason: accident: truck accident, neck broken
Location:Haag Circus
ArrivedHaag Circus 1903-00-00
Born: wild
Document updated2012-04-22:
1910: Frank Johnson, of the Haag Show, was killed by an elephant at Milhon, Ont. last week.
New York clippings 1910

According to the news reports, the truck that was carrying Tip lost control near Ebensburg, Pa. throwing Tip from the truck. Tip then slammed into a guardrail post, impaling it into the ground even further and breaking the elephant's neck at the same
Bob Cline

Reportly one of the Mighty Haag elephants killed elephant keeper Frank Johnson in June 1912. One source states it was Tip.
Darren Bryan in Georgia

Records about Tip from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
TIP (female)
1903-29 Mighty Haag Show
1930-37 Haag Bros. Circus
(Died in 1937)
(Killed trainer Frank Johnson 6/13/12)


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