Joyce an Asian elephant at Hawthorn Corporation


 ☨ ♀ Joyce  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (289)

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* 1948 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1996-08-03
Death reason: anesthesia: during dental work, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Locations
Present / last location:Hawthorn Corporation, in United States

Date of Arrival

1970-00-00Hawthorn Corporation
from Hamid-Morton Circus

Document updated2009-10-06: Previous locations, Death, Text
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† Joyce is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Hawthorn Corporation, in United States, anesthesia in 1996-08-03, during dental work, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)(see detailed list).

Origin


Joyce was born wild 1948.


Comments / pictures

Following the death of Joyce in August 1996, Hattie was returned to the Hawthorn Corporation winter quarters in Illinois from Circus Vargas in California. She died in route, two of three elephants owned by John Cuneo to die between 1994 and 1996 of pulmonary disease due to Tuberculosis.
Joyce had chronic, unexplained weight loss for a year before her death, and died while under anesthesia for a dental work-up.
In 1978, Joyce killed groom David Farr.

Records about Joyce from Bob Cline
JOYCE Born -1948 in India
Female Asian 1961 to 1969 - Hamid Morton Circus
1970 to 1996 - Hawthorn Circus Corp.
1978 - Killed David Farr
Died - August 3, 1996 ( TB )



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Joyce, an Asian at Hawthorn Corporation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3150. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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