McClane (Gabriel) an Asian elephant at Circus Vargas

☨ McClane (Gabriel)
ID nr:   SSP Number: 59 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Dead date: 1983
Death reason: unknown: arthritis?
Location:Circus Vargas
ArrivalCircus Vargas 1973-09-21
from Lincoln Park Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo 1973-07-08
from Rex Williams
Rex Williams 1973-00-00
from Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
Born:* 1972-07-19 captive-born
in Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
Parents: Thonglaw x Tuy Hoa
Siblings through the father Thonglaw:
  1. 1962-04-14 -- † 2017-02-09 (M) Packy
  2. 1962-10-02 -- † 1996-02-13 (F) Me-Tu
  3. 1963-09-15 -- † 1977 (M) Dino
  4. 1963-09-24 -- † 2020-02-15 (F) Hanako
  5. 1965-12-03(F) Cora (Noel)
  6. 1966-08-09 -- † 1978-05-05 (M) Teak (Rajah)
  7. 1968-09-29 -- † 1968-10-04 (F) Droopy
  8. 1970-03-25 -- † 1970-03-25 (F) stillborn or killed?
  9. 1970-04-26 -- † 2004-07-21 (F) Tina
  10. 1970-05-13(F) Judy
  11. 1973-01-09 -- † 1976 (M) Stretch (Tuskanini)
  12. 1973-06-17 -- † 1995-08-28 (M) Stoney
  13. 1973-08-04 -- † 1973-08-07 (M) noname
  14. 1973-10-31 -- † 1986-10-26 (F) Emma (M&M)
Siblings through the mother Tuy Hoa:
  1. 1963-09-24 -- † 2020-02-15 (F) Hanako
  2. 1970-03-25 -- † 1970-03-25 (F) stillborn or killed?
McClane (Gabriel)s pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2012-05-28

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). McClane (Gabriel), an Asian at Circus Vargas in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1385. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Richard Chiger

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