Albert at Barnum and London Circus

† Albert
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1885-07-20
Death reason: euthanised: execution by Gunshot
People killed:1
Location:Barnum and London Circus
ArrivedBarnum and London Circus 1881-00-00
from Cooper and Bailey Circus
Cooper and Bailey Circus 1879-00-00
from P.T. Barnums new & Greatest Show on Earth
P.T. Barnums new & Greatest Show on Earth 1876-00-00
from P.T. Barnums Greatest Show on Earth
Born: unknown
Document updated2012-04-22: 
Records about Albert from Bob Cline
ALBERT 1875 - Barnum's Show ( offered for sale in 1875 - not listed in 1882 )
Male Asian 1879 - Cooper & Bailey Circus ( Toured Australia )
1880 to 1881 - Cooper & Bailey Circus ( in US )
1882 to 1885 - Barnum & London Circus ( killed a keeper, James B. McCormack July 18, 1885 )
Died - July 20, 1885 in Keene, N.H. ( execution by Gunshot )


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