Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
T Tidwell Shows in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Queenie  dead elephant


SSP nr489


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 33 years old
Born:* 1922 wild
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Dead: 1955-04-06
Death reason: accident: truck wreck
Locations - owners
Present / last location:T Tidwell Shows, in United States

Date of arrival

1939-00-00T Tidwell Shows
from Crowley United Shows

1938-00-00Crowley United Shows
from US Printing and Engraving

1938-00-00US Printing and Engraving
from Tom Mix Circus

1936-01-10Tom Mix Circus
from San Diego Zoo

1923-06-17San Diego Zoo
from Buck Zoo (Frank Buck Zoo), Gainesville

Buck Zoo (Frank Buck Zoo), Gainesville
from Bombay Lumber Company

Record history
History of updates0000-00-00

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† Queenie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1955-04-06 at T Tidwell Shows, in United States, . Official death reason described as truck wreck.


Queenie was born wild 1922 at Myanmar unspecified location.

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Empress and Queenie were imported together to the San Diego Zoo by Frank Buck from the Bombay Lumber Company.

Records about Queenie from Bob Cline

QUEEN, Female Asian Stud # 489
1922 - Born in the wild
Frank Buck Zoo
1923 to 1934 - San Diego Zoo
1934 to 1938 - Tom Mix Circus
1938 - repossessed by US Printing & Engraving for non-payment of posters
1938 - Crowley United Shows
1939 to 1955 - T. Tidwell Shows
Died - June 4, 1955 ( Truck wreck )
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Queenie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at T Tidwell Shows in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3350. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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