Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Snyder at Sells-Floto Circus


 ☨ ♂ Snyder  

Identification

SSP nr7

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 23 years old

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* 1897 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1920-09-13
Death reason: euthanised: shot in Salinas, aggressive, mankiller
Offspring
Total: 5 babies

1. Born 1912-04-25
(dead † 1912-06-06)
Baby Hutch SSP id: 9

2. Born 1914-03-28
(dead † 1914-04-24)
Baby Tambon SSP id: 10

3. Born 1916-04-15
(dead † 1916-09-09)
Little Miracle SSP id: 11

4. Born 1917-06-20
(dead † 1917-06-20)
stillborn SSP id: 13

5. Born 1918-04-29
(dead † 1919-03-15)
Prince Utah SSP id: 14
Locations
Present / last location:Sells-Floto Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1906-00-00Sells-Floto Circus
from Otto Floto Dog and Pony Show
Otto Floto Dog and Pony Show 1904-00-00
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Document updated2010-09-29:prev location, mankiller
2012-04-17: prev location, importer
Random literature
Description

† Snyder is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Sells-Floto Circus, in United States, from euthanised 1920-09-13. Official death reason described as shot in Salinas, aggressive, mankiller. (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 5 babies

  1. (F) 1912-04-25 -- † 1912-06-06 Baby Hutch SSP id: 9
  2. (M) 1914-03-28 -- † 1914-04-24 Baby Tambon SSP id: 10
  3. (F) 1916-04-15 -- † 1916-09-09 Little Miracle SSP id: 11
  4. (F) 1917-06-20 -- † 1917-06-20 stillborn SSP id: 13
  5. (M) 1918-04-29 -- † 1919-03-15 Prince Utah SSP id: 14

Origin


Snyder was born wild 1897.


Comments / pictures

The Smoky Hill Museum in Salina, Kansas, owns some of the remains (a few bones) of Snyder.

Records about Snyder from Bob Cline
SNYDER 1904 - Came from Hagenbeck Zoo in Germany Stud # 7
Male Asian 1904 to 1905 - Otto Floto Dog and Pony Show
1906 to 1920 - Sells-Floto Circus
Bred To ALICE Stud # 8
HUTCH (M) Born April 25,1912 Stud # 9
Died June 6,1912
Bred To ALICE
TAMBON (M) Born March 28,1914 Stud # 10
Died June 16,1914
Bred to ALICE
LITTLE MIRACLE (F) Born Born April 15, 1916 Stud # 11
Died - Sept. 9, 1916
Bred to MAMA MARY Stud # 12
Stillborn (M) juni 20, 1917 Stud # 13
Bred to ALICE
PRINCE UTAH Born April 29,1918 Stud # 14
Died March 15,1919
Died Sept. 13,1920 in Salina, KS. Execution by gunshot




Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Snyder, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sells-Floto Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1208. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • Page 124,125 Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Susan Hawksworth, Director of the Smoky Hill Museum, Salina, Kansas, USA

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