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

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Snyder  dead elephant

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: in Asia unspecified location
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 - owners
Present / last location:Sells-Floto Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1906-00-00Sells-Floto Circus
from Otto Floto Dog and Pony Show

1904-00-00Otto Floto Dog and Pony Show
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Record history
History of updates2010-09-29:prev location, mankiller
2012-04-17: prev location, importer
2021-11-21: Born in Asia

Latest document update2021-11-21 13:40:16
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Biography

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

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 at Asia unspecified location.


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

Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Snyder, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sells-Floto Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2022 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. Autor of the book Americas elephants
  • 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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