Pizarro at Raymond & Warings Menagerie, Museum and Circus United

† Pizarro
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1847-04-15
Death reason: accident: drowned when trying to cross Delaware river
People killed:1
Location:Raymond & Warings Menagerie, Museum and Circus United
ArrivedRaymond & Warings Menagerie, Museum and Circus United 1845-03-00
from Philadelphia Zoological Garden United With New York Institute
Philadelphia Zoological Garden United With New York Institute 1843-00-00
from James Raymond
James Raymond 1841-00-00
from J. E. M. Hobby and Cos Menagerie and Circus
J. E. M. Hobby and Cos Menagerie and Circus 1837-00-00
from The Zoological Institute
The Zoological Institute 1835-00-00
from Crane & Eldreds Menagerie and Circus United
Crane & Eldreds Menagerie and Circus United 1834-00-00
from American Circus (Edward S. Eldred)
Born: wild
Document updated2012-01-11: Mankiller, conflicting death records
Records about Pizarro from Bob Cline
PIZARRO 1834 - arrives in US
Male Asian 1834 - Crane and Eldrod's Circus and Menagerie
1835 - Zoological Exhibition and American Circus
1837 to 1840 - J.E.M. Hobby and Co.'s Menagerie and Circus United
1841 - Hubbell and Co. ( owned by Raymond )
1842 - Raymond Caravan
1843 to 1845 - Philadelphia Zoological Gardens
1846 - Raymond & Co. / Raymond & Waring Caravan
Died - April 15, 1847 swimming across the Delaware River with Virginius

Sources, among others

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • page 10, 12, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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