Sue
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Sue  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Origin
Born:* 1954 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1955
Death
Dead: 1979-06-04
Death reason: disease: salmonella poisoning
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1978-00-00Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus
from Clyde Brothers Circus (Howard Suesz)

Record history
History of updates2012-06-06: New elephant RE

Latest document update2018-04-29 16:32:27
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Biography

† Sue is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1979-06-04 at Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as salmonella poisoning.

Origin


Sue was born wild 1954. and imported 1955


Comments / pictures

Records about Sue from Bob Cline

1955 to 1979 - Clyde Bros. Circus
Died - June 4, 1979 of Salmonella food poisoning (Santa Fe, NM)
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".


Mary, Sue and Ruth arrived fall 1955 from India / Siam to Howard Suesz's Clyde Brothers Circus.
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sue, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 June 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12687. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1979 deaths | 1954 births | 1955 imports | Elephants from Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus | United States | Asian elephants


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