Kate (Katie)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Mexico unspecified location in Mexico

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Kate (Katie)  dead elephant


SSP nrT2206


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Born:* 1948 wild
Birth place:
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Mexico unspecified location, in Mexico

Date of arrival

1965-00-00Mexico unspecified location
from Cole Bros. Circus (Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus)

1963-00-00Cole Bros. Circus (Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus)
from Cristiani Brothers Circus

1960-11-00Cristiani Brothers Circus
from Diano Brothers Circus

1952-00-00Diano Brothers Circus
from Central Park Zoo

Record history
History of updates2013-05-02

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Kate (Katie) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Mexico unspecified location, in Mexico, .


The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Kate (Katie) was born wild 1948.

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Records about Kate (Katie) from Bob Cline

1948 - Born in the wild
1950 - Central Park Zoo
1952 to 1960 - owned by Tony Diano
1960 to 1963 - Cristiani Bros. Circus
1963 to 1974 - Clyde Beatty - Cole Bros. Circus
1974 - sold to a Mexican Park
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".

Studbook records:
~1948 BIRTH
~1952 DIANO BR
~11/1960 CHRSTNI C
~1963 C. BEATTY
~1965 MEXICO

Buckles states Gene Garner, who was working on Circo Bells, picked Katie up at the US border and took her to Mexico. Did she go to Circo Bells?
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Kate (Katie), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mexico unspecified location in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2613. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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