Sid at Forepaugh-Sells Show

Male Asian elephant Sid at Forepaugh-Sells  Show

"The big male "Sid" (seen leading the herd above) killed Elephant Supt. Patrick Meager in Madison Sq. Garden."
William Buckles Woodcock
† Sid
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male, unknown years
Dead date: 1904-12-20
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:Forepaugh-Sells Show
ArrivedForepaugh-Sells Show 1896-00-00
from Sells Brothers Circus
Sells Brothers Circus 1878-00-00
from
Born: wild
Document updated2010-10-01: mankiller
Toured Australia 1890-91
Killed Patrick "4-Paw Patsy" Meagher in April of 1900 while showing Madison Sq. Garden
Killed keeper W.J. Meacher in Columbus Quarters and was executed 12/20/04

Sources, among others

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/08/forepaugh-sells-early-1900-from-buckles.html
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/04/forepaugh-sells-c1900-10.html

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