Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
William Buckles Woodcock in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ George  dead elephant


SSP nrT2039


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 20 years old
Born:* 1963 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1983-11-00
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:William Buckles Woodcock, in United States

Date of arrival

1983-00-00William Buckles Woodcock
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)

1978-00-00Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
from Circus World (Polk City)

1977-00-00Circus World (Polk City)
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)

1975-00-00Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
from Largo Wild Life Preserve

Record history
History of updates2021-03-23

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† George is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1983-11-00 at William Buckles Woodcock, in United States, .

Affiliated people

1: William "Buckles" Woodcock (owner from 1983 to 1983)


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

George was born wild 1963.

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Records about George from Bob Cline

GEORGE Male Asian
1975 - Largo, Maryland Animal Park
1975 - RBBB
Circus World in 1977
1978 to 1979 - RBBB Blue Unit
Same elephant?
1983 - Buckles Woodcock
Died - 1983
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). George, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at William Buckles Woodcock in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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