Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
William P. Hall Animal Farm in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Ruth  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Birth place:
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:William P. Hall Animal Farm, in United States

Date of arrival

1917-00-00William P. Hall Animal Farm
from Cook and Barrett (Cook Bros)

1917-00-00Cook and Barrett (Cook Bros)
from Coop and Lent Circus

1916-00-00Coop and Lent Circus
from William P. Hall Animal Farm

1910-00-00William P. Hall Animal Farm
from Cole Brothers Circus

1906-00-00Cole Brothers Circus
from Barnum & Bailey Circus

1903-00-00Barnum & Bailey Circus 1903-00-00
from Barnum and Baileys circus European tour

1897-00-00Barnum and Baileys circus European tour
from Barnes and Dailey Circus

1894-00-00Barnes and Dailey Circus
from Adam Forepaugh Circus

Record history
History of updates2023-08-22

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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This record may be a duplicate record with Ruth at Little Rock Zoological Gardens

† Ruth is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at William P. Hall Animal Farm, in United States, .


Ruth was born .

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Records about Ruth from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at
The punks were "Pilate" (male), "Chief" (male), "Queen", "Juno", "Coco" (tuskless male), "Bessie", "Mary" and "Ruth" (yes this is "BabyRuth" later owned by Wm. Hall).

William "Buckles" Woodcock

Records about Ruth from Bob Cline

RUTH ( Barnum Show ) 1893 - Adam Forepaugh Show ( owned by James A. Bailey )
Female Asian 1894 to 1905 - Barnum & Bailey Circus
1906 to 1909 - Cole Bros. Circus
1910 to 1925 - Wm. P. Hall farm
1916 to 1917 - Coop & Lents Circus
1917 - Cook Bros. Circus
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Ruth, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at William P. Hall Animal Farm in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 May 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants

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