Barnes Big Ruth an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Unknown

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Barnes Big Ruth at Unknown

"Ruth - Al G Barnes 1926 celebrating her 30th birthday", The Circus No-Spin Zone
☨ Barnes Big Ruth
ID nr:   SSP Number: 703 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
ArrivalUnknown 1966-00-00
from Animaland (Eddie Billetti)
Animaland (Eddie Billetti) 1959-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1938-00-00
from Sells-Floto Circus
Sells-Floto Circus 1937-00-00
from Al G. Barnes Circus
Born:* 1896 wild
Document updated2009-04-15:�Birth, Text, Image
2009-11-23:�Changed name from Barnes Ruth to Barnes Big Ruth, added source
2016-01-05: SSP nr
Al G. Barnes first elephant. The circus celebrated her 30th birthday in 1926.
According to Bob Cline sold to Puerto Rico in 1966, unspecified location.

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

703 F ~ 1896 WILD WILD ASIA ~ 1897 NONE Capture Big Ruth
BARNES AL ~1909 +/-2yr RUTH Transfer
VENICE BB ~ 1939 ________ Transfer
ANIMALAND ~ 1958 RUTH Transfer
PUERTO R ~ 1966 ________ ltf

Source: SSP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Barnes Big Ruth, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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