Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
George Carden Circus International in United States

♀ Betty

Alternative name: Rani III


SSP nr325


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 55 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:George Carden Circus International, in United States

Date of arrival

1986-00-00George Carden Circus International
from Hoxie Brothers Circus

1972-00-00Hoxie Brothers Circus
from Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Record history
History of updates2023-05-14

Latest document update2023-08-28 19:57:08
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Betty is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the George Carden Circus International, in United States.

Betty arrived in 1986-00-00 to the George Carden Circus International, relocated from the Hoxie Brothers Circus, in United States.


Betty lives together with 5 other elephants at the George Carden Circus International:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Cindy (Cyd, Dopey) born 1972
  2. Dutchess born 1962
  3. Judy born 1963
  4. Liz
  5. Vickie (Vicky, Vates) born 1961


Betty was born wild 1969.

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Records about Betty from SSPNorth American Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Betty:

325 F ~ 1969 WILD WILD THAILAND ~ 1969 NONE Capture Betty
HOXIE BR ~ 1972 ________ Transfer
GC CIRCUS 1-Nov-86 ________ Transfer
DICKERSON 17-Mar-98 4800 Transfer
GC CIRCUS 23-Apr-98 BETTY Transfer
DICKERSON 26-Jan-99 4800 Transfer
GC CIRCUS 27-Jan-99 BETTY Transfer
DICKERSON 2-Dec-99 4800 Transfer
GC CIRCUS 27-Dec-99 BETTY Transfer
DICKERSON 10-Jun-00 4800 Transfer
GC CIRCUS 30-Jul-00 BETTY Transfer

Source: SSP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Betty, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at George Carden Circus International in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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