Betty at ARC (Murray Hill-Arlan Seidon)

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Betty at ARC (Murray Hill-Arlan Seidon)

† Betty
ID Number:   SSP Number: 701 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Dead date: 2007-02-09
Death reason: disease: stroke
People killed:1
Location:ARC (Murray Hill-Arlan Seidon)
ArrivedARC (Murray Hill-Arlan Seidon) 1999-10-15
from Bobby Gibbs
Bobby Gibbs
from Clyde Brothers Circus (Donnie Johnson)
Clyde Brothers Circus (Donnie Johnson) 1980-00-00
from Carson and Barnes Circus
Born:1963 wild Thailand
Document updated2009-03-25:�Previous locations, Birth, Text
2009-03-29:�Text
2010-09-29:�mankiller
2016-01-05: SSP nr
1999-05-14: Shayne Gressett, a 23 year old Leonardo Circus employee was fatally injured by Betty

Contradictory records:
In the 2005 edition of the North American Region Studbook for the Asian Elephant, Betty #325 had the following information listed:
00 000 1969 - Born Wild Thailand
00 000 0000 - Capture
00 000 1972 - Hoxie Br
00 000 0000 - Hoxie Tuc
01 Nov 1986 - GC Circus
00 000 0000 - Hugo
15 Oct 1999 - Murray Hill

Those studbook entries are the result of a merge between two different elephants - Betty on the Carden show, and Betty that resided at Murray Hill's facility.

The correct information according to Ryan Easley is as follows:

Betty #701
00 000 1963 - Born Wild
00 000 1972 - Carson & Barnes Circus
00 000 1979 - Circus Girard
00 000 1980 - Donnie Johnson Elephants
00 000 1985 - Toby Tyler Circus
15 Oct 1994 - Still with Donnie Johnson?
00 000 1999 - worked by Bobby Gibbs in Canada
00 Oct 1999 - Murray Hill Retirement Center
09 Feb 2007 - Dead, stroke

Betty #325
00 000 1969 - Born Wild
00 000 1972 - Hoxie Brothers Circus
00 000 1986 - George Carden Circus


In the 2014 edition of the North American Region Studbook for the Asian Elephant, Betty #701 has the following information listed:
Records about Betty from SSPNorth American Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Betty:

325 F ~ 1969 WILD WILD THAILAND ~ 1969 NONE Capture Betty
HOXIE BR ~ 1972 ________ Transfer
GC CIRCUS 1-Nov-86 ________ Transfer
DICKERSON 17-Mar-98 4800 Transfer
GC CIRCUS 23-Apr-98 BETTY Transfer
DICKERSON 26-Jan-99 4800 Transfer
GC CIRCUS 27-Jan-99 BETTY Transfer
DICKERSON 2-Dec-99 4800 Transfer
GC CIRCUS 27-Dec-99 BETTY Transfer
DICKERSON 10-Jun-00 4800 Transfer
GC CIRCUS 30-Jul-00 BETTY Transfer

Source: SSP studbook for Asian elephants online

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