Ringling Bessie
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Ringling Bessie  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1930-07-14
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1919-00-00Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
from Ringling Bros. Circus

Record history
History of updates2023-04-29

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Ringling Bessie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1930-07-14 at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States, .

Origin

Ringling Bessie was born wild .


Comments / pictures

After the Barnum & Bailey merge with Ringling Brothers, she became one of two Bessie's on the show. The Barnum Bessie remained at winter quarters from 1920-1925 until her sale to the Christy Brothers Show. Ringling Bessie stayed with the new show until her death in Poughkeepsie, New York, in 1930.


Records about Ringling Bessie from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
From Buckles Woodcocks blog:
Ringling Bessie in Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

William "Buckles" Woodcock
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Ringling Bessie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4693. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1930 deaths | Elephants from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus | United States | Asian elephants


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