Ringling Nellie
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Cuba unspecified location in Cuba

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Ringling Nellie  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cuba unspecified location, in Cuba

Date of arrival

1950-00-00Cuba unspecified location
from Steve Brodie

1950-00-00Steve Brodie
from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

1919-00-00Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
from Ringling Bros. Circus

1912-00-00Ringling Bros. Circus
from Forepaugh-Sells Show

1910-00-00Forepaugh-Sells Show
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Record history
History of updates2013-05-02

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Ringling Nellie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Cuba unspecified location, in Cuba, .


Ringling Nellie was born wild .

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Records about Ringling Nellie from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
"In 1910 the Ringlings revived the Forepaugh-Sells Circus and purchased an act from Hagenbeck in Germany that consisted of three young elephants "Nellie", "Jennie" and "Rio" included in the act were several Great Dane dogs."


1910-11 Forepaugh-Sells Circus
1912-18 Ringling Bros. Circus
1919-49 Ringling-Barnum Circus
1950 Sold to a party named Steve Brodie who then shipped her to Cuba.

William "Buckles" Woodcock

Records about Ringling Nellie from Bob Cline

NELLIE ( Ringling )
Female Asian 1910 - part of a three act bought from Hagenbeck in Germany.
1910 to 1911 - Adam Forepaugh & Sells Bros. Circus
1912 to 1918 - Ringling Bros. World's Greatest Shows.
1919 to 1949 - RBBB
1950 sold to Steve Brodie ( sent to Cuba )

Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".

Records about Ringling Nellie from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
From Buckles Woodcocks blog:
Ringling Nellie in Cuba unspecified location

William "Buckles" Woodcock
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Ringling Nellie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Cuba unspecified location in Cuba. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12626. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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