Queen an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Adam Forepaugh Circus

☨ Queen
ID Number:   SSP Number: 5 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 27 years old
Dead date: 1886
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Adam Forepaugh Circus
ArrivalAdam Forepaugh Circus 1886-00-00
from Barnum and London Circus
Barnum and London Circus 1881-00-00
from Cooper and Bailey Circus
Cooper and Bailey Circus 1878-00-00
from Howes Great London Circus, Hippodrome, and Sangers English Menagerie
Howes Great London Circus, Hippodrome, and Sangers English Menagerie 1870-00-00
from P.T. Barnums Greatest Show on Earth
Born:* 1859 wild Sri Lanka
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1882-02-02 -- † 1886-04-11 Bridgeport (Punk, America), SSP nr: 6
Document updated2009-11-14
2010-04-24:�import by Barnum?
2016-12-19: older location
Queen, the mother, is a native of Ceylon, and was imported in 1871 by Mr Barnum.Nwe York Times, February 4, 1882.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Queen, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Adam Forepaugh Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1375. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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