Judy at Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec)

† Judy
ID Number:   SSP Number: T2199 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female, unknown years
Dead date: 1958-07-30
Death reason: killed: aggressive, killed a Mexican after arrival
Location:Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec)
ArrivedMexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec) 1958-07-30
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1939-00-00
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1933-00-00
from Sells-Floto Circus
Sells-Floto Circus 1931-00-00
from John Robinson Circus
John Robinson Circus 1930-00-00
from Sangers Great European Shows-Hugo Bros-Harris Bros-Gentry Bros (Floyd and Howard King)
Sangers Great European Shows-Hugo Bros-Harris Bros-Gentry Bros (Floyd and Howard King) 1927-00-00
from Ellis S. Joseph
Born: wild
Document updated2009-03-17: Previous locations, SSP, Text RE
2010-05-12: text, prev. location
2012-06-21: Arrival, Death RE

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

Records about Judy from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
Tex, Padmuh, Tara, Yamina, Rani, Seeta and Rajee were the seven punks added in 1953 as "The Seven Wonders," and all included in the 1955 Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows. In December 1957 the show toured in Mexico City, where four of their elephants were sold to the local zoo - Judy, Seeta, Tara & Yamina.
Judy was reported to have bolted after their arrival in Mexico and was killed immediately after striking a Mexican.



Records about Judy from Bob Cline
JUDY 1927 - Ellis S. Joseph - Animal Trader
Female Asian 1927 to 1929 - Gentry Bros. Circus
1930 - John Robinson Circus
1931 to 1932 - Sells-Floto Circus
1933 to 1938 - Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
1939 to 1957 - RBBB 1943 was a runaway
1957 - sent to Mexico City Zoo along with Seeta, Tara, Yamina, and Rani
Died - 1957 when escaped going to Mexico City Zoo.



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