Hannibal at Unknown

† Hannibal
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 53 years old
Dead date: 1865-05-06,
Death reason: unknown:
People killed:1
Location:Unknown
ArrivedUnknown 1865-00-00 from Unknown
Unknown 1864-00-00
from Van Amburg Circus
Van Amburg Circus 1858-00-00
from Unknown
Unknown 1856-00-00
from Raymond & Warings Menagerie, Museum and Circus United
Raymond & Warings Menagerie, Museum and Circus United 1855-00-00
from Van Amburg Circus
Van Amburg Circus 1854-00-00
from Raymond & Warings Menagerie, Museum and Circus United
Raymond & Warings Menagerie, Museum and Circus United 1842-00-00
from Unknown
Unknown
from J. E. M. Hobby and Cos Menagerie and Circus
J. E. M. Hobby and Cos Menagerie and Circus 1840-00-00
from The Zoological Institute
The Zoological Institute 1835-00-00
from S. Butler & Co
S. Butler & Co 1834-00-00
from Raymond, Weeks & Co.s American Menagerie of Wild Beasts
Born:1812 wild
Document updated2012-04-11: new record
1824: Arrived USA
1865: Died in Centerville, Maryland.

Records about Hannibal from Bob Cline
HANNIBAL 1812 - born in the wild
Male Asian 1824 - arrives in US
Bought by a butcher in New York & exhibited there
1825 - Zoological Institute in ????, New York
1832 - Raymond and Weeks Menagerie
1833 - Raymond, Weeks, and Co.
1834 - Butler and Co.
1835 to 1837 - Zoological Institute shows
1840 - J.E.M. Hobby & Co. Grand Menagerie
1841 - Humphrey & Lines United Menagerie
1842 -Waring, Raymond & Co.
1843 - Raymond & Co. Caravan
1844 to 1845 - Zoological Institute
1846 to 1853 - Raymond & Co. / Raymond & Waring Caravan
1854 - Van Amburg's Great Broadway Menagerie
1855 - Raymond and Co.
1856 to 1857 - Herr Dreisbach & Co. Menagerie and Circus
1858 to 1863 - Van Amburgh Show
1864 - Thayer, Noyes, and Van Amburgh
1865 - Thayer and Noyes Circus
Died - May 7, 1865 in Centerville, PA.


Sources, among others

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://www.circushistory.org/Thayer/Thayer2b.htm
  • Page 10, 12, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Page 286, Elephants: A Cultural and Natural History, by Karl Groning and Martin Saller

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