Print this page      Close
The Little Rock Zoo’s elephant Ruth, who was purchased by the zoo in 1937 from the Engesser Circus. Ruth’s age at the time of purchase was estimated to be twenty-four. This photograph was taken in 1952; Ruth died in 1977.
Courtesy of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Central Arkansas Library System


Little Rock Zoo
 
©2017 The Central Arkansas Library System - All rights reserved