Babe at Carson and Barnes Circus

† Babe
ID Number:   SSP Number: T2110 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female, unknown years
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Carson and Barnes Circus
ArrivedCarson and Barnes Circus 1973-01-31
from Franklin Park Zoo
Franklin Park Zoo 1953-06-11
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
Born:1945 wild
Document updated2009-12-11: New elephant

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

Minnie and Babe arrived together to Zoo New England from a private New York company owner in June 1953. In January 1973, they were again sold together to the Carson & Barnes Circus. Minnie still resides there, though Babe was "Lost to Followup" according to the North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant.

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