Mary an Asian elephant at U.S.A. unspecified Location

☨ Mary
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Dead date:
Death reason: :
Location:U.S.A. unspecified Location
ArrivalU.S.A. unspecified Location
from Sands, Nathans & Co
Sands, Nathans & Co 1859-00-00
from Seth B. Howes
Seth B. Howes 1854-00-00
from Barnums Asiatic Caravan, Museum and Menagerie (Seth B. Howes)
Barnums Asiatic Caravan, Museum and Menagerie (Seth B. Howes) 1851-00-00
from P. T. Barnum
P. T. Barnum 1851-00-00
from Anuradhapura forest
Born:* unknown
in Anuradhapura forest Sri Lanka
Capture: 1851 , Anuradhapura forest
Freight:by sailship "Regatta"
Document updated2012-09-29: new elephant

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Mary, an Asian at U.S.A. unspecified Location in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • The elephant in America 1840-1860, by Stuart Thayer,'>Bandwagon
  • Page 14, 30, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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