Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Cole Brothers Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ George  dead elephant


SSP nr693


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1942-02-14
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cole Brothers Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1935-00-00Cole Brothers Circus
from William P. Hall Animal Farm

Record history
History of updates2022-04-07

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† George is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1942-02-14 at Cole Brothers Circus, in United States, .


George was born wild .

Comments / pictures

Leased to Gentry Bros. Circus 1930

Died at at winter quarters in Kentucky

Records about George from SSPNorth American Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant George:

693 M ???? WILD WILD ASIA ???? NONE Capture George
COLE CIRC ???? Tusker Transfer
14-Feb-42 Death

Source: SSP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). George, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Cole Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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