Tess (Tessie) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus

☨ Tess (Tessie)
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown , unknown Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 850 Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 853 maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1940-09-27
Death reason: disease: Tetanus and Lung problems
Location:Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
ArrivalRingling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1939-00-00
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1933-00-00
from Sells-Floto Circus
Sells-Floto Circus 1930-00-00
from Grants Farm
Grants Farm 1927-00-00
from Grants Farm
Grants Farm 1923-00-00
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1907-00-00
from Great Wallace Brothers
Great Wallace Brothers 1899-07-04
from Carl Hagenbeck Animal Exhibit (Chicago Fair)
Carl Hagenbeck Animal Exhibit (Chicago Fair) 1897-00-00
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Born:* wild
Document updated2009-11-07

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Koehl, D., (2020). Tess (Tessie), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4217. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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