Bosco an Asian elephant at Unknown

This record may be a duplicate record with Bosco at Pinders Circus
☨ Bosco
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Status:Lost to follow-up
Dead date:
Death reason: :
Location:Unknown
ArrivalUnknown
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Neue Pferdemarkt)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Neue Pferdemarkt)
from Frank Browns Circus
Frank Browns Circus 1887-00-00
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Neue Pferdemarkt)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Neue Pferdemarkt)
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Born:*
Document updated2012-04-12: new record
2018-05-15: text, source
The Argentinean Bosco it is the same one that in the year 1886 act in the Italian Opera House "Alla Scala", Milan, in the ballet "Amor" with others animals.

Frank Brown buys Bosco in Hagenbeck Park in Hamburg ( this history is related in the Hagenbeck book "Animals and beasts" edited in 1910) there Hagenbeck relates that Bosco was a very intelligent elephant, after a short time Frank Brown return Bosco with Hagenbeck and he sold it again.

After being sold to a menagerie in Argentina, Bosco returned to Europe two years later, and was reunited with Carl.



According to the Hagenbeck book “Beasts and Men”, Bosco was sold to the US.


Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Bosco, an Asian at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12583. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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