Babe an Asian elephant at Clyde Beatty Circus

 ☨ ♀ Babe  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 35 years old
Id number
Born:* 1923 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1958
Death reason: disease: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Present / last location:Clyde Beatty Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival

1945-00-00Clyde Beatty Circus
from Clyde Beatty-Russell Brothers Circus
Clyde Beatty-Russell Brothers Circus 1944-00-00
from Clyde Beatty Circus
Clyde Beatty Circus 1944-10-12
from Barnett Brothers Circus (Wallace Brothers Circus)
Barnett Brothers Circus (Wallace Brothers Circus) 1940-00-00
from Frank Walter
Frank Walter 1940-00-00
from Downie Brothers Circus

Document updated2009-11-14
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† Babe is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Clyde Beatty Circus, in United States, disease in 1958, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)(see detailed list).


Babe was born wild 1923.

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Records about Babe from Bob Cline
BABE Born 1923
Female Asian 1927-bought by Andrew Downie ( arrived April 4, 1927 )
1927 to 1939 - Downie Bros. Circus
1940 to 1944 Barnett/Wallace Bros. Circus
Oct.12,1944 sold to Clyde Beatty Circus
1944 - Clyde Beatty - Russell Bros. Circus w/ Clyde Beatty
1945 to 1958 - Clyde Beatty Circus
Died - May 1958 of TB in Pennsylvania

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Babe, an Asian at Clyde Beatty Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.


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