Alana an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation

Alana
ID Number:   SSP Number: 198 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
ArrivalRingling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
from Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini)
Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini)
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit) 1980-00-00
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
from Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe) 1980-00-00
from Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE)
Born:* 1976 unknown Myanmar
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 1993-01-10 Romeo, SSP nr: 343
  2. (M) 1997-05-08 Doc, SSP nr: 420
  3. (F) 2002-03-05 Asha, SSP nr: 540
  4. (M) 2005-06-01 Irvin, SSP nr: 634
  5. (F) 2010-04-03 April, SSP nr: 686
Document updated2009-01-25: note reg. arrival date
2013-04-24: pregnant
Contradictory records:
Buckles Woodcock claim she arrived Ringling 1981.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Alana, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=566. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.

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