Blackie an Asian elephant at Unknown

☨ Blackie
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Subspecies: Elephas maximus maximus
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Unknown
ArrivalUnknown
from Fossett Brothers Circus (Fossetts Circus)
Fossett Brothers Circus (Fossetts Circus) 1956-00-00
from Circus Chipperfield
Born:* wild Sri Lanka
Imported:1947
Document updated2011-06-13: New elephant RE
2011-11-27: arr date chipperfield, source
- Leased to Circus Samerei Busch in Germany in 1958.
- Later sold to Russia.

Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: Jim Stockley Collection - Chipperfields 1956

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Blackie, an Asian at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7313. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Pamela Macgregor-Morris, Chipperfield's Circus, published 1957
  • Jim Stockley

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