Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour in United States

Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour
Typecircus
Founded1963
First elephant1963
Stopped elephants1964
Closed down1964
CountryUnited States

Elephants owned, residing and performing with Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus can be found at several different locations, which have been divided up for clarification of record keeping and to give a better idea of herd identifications. They include:
- Ringling Brothers Circus (1884 - 1918)
- Barnum & Bailey Circus (1888 - 1918)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1919 - 1968)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Blue Unit (1969 - present)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Red Unit (1969 - present)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Gold Unit (1988 - present)
- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus European Tour (1963 - 1964)
- Circus World at Polk City (1974 - 1984
- Ringling Retirement Farm at Williston (1984 - 2010)
- Ringling Brother's Center for Elephant Conservation (1995 - present)

1964: Trolle Rhodin agreed with John Ringling North (who lived in Swiss because of tax-reasons) to rent the 8 elephants (bought from Chipperfield) after the too early Ringling-stop in Germany

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