Reba (Daffodil) at Phoenix Zoo

Reba (Daffodil)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 283 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Management:Protected contact
People killed:1
Location:Phoenix Zoo
ArrivedPhoenix Zoo 1999-12-17
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit) 1990-04-01
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
from African Lion Safari
African Lion Safari 1989-02-17
from Robert Bobby Moore
Robert Bobby Moore 1985-00-00
from Vidbels Old Tyme Circus (Alfred Vidbel)
Born:1970 wild
Document updated2010-06-04: text, corrected name
2010-09-24: Text
2012-02-28: bu
Records about Reba (Daffodil) from Bob Cline
DAFFODIL / REBA Born approximately 1970 Stud # 283
Female Asian 1971 to 1987 - Al Vidbel elephants
1988 to 1990 - Bobby Moore's elephant Act
1990 to 1999 - RBBB
1999 to 2005 - Phoenix Zoo



1993: Killed Ringling Brothers trainer Axel Gautier in 1993 when she knocked him down and stepped on him.

If the Asian stud book is correct, Daffodil became Ringling Reba. She was at the stud farm for a while and continued with her bad attitude. She is now at the Phoenix Zoo in protected contact. Joey Ratliff
Bobby Moore Elephants #1 (Wayne Jackson Collection), Buckles Web Log, 10/02/06

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