Pizarro II an Asian elephant at U.S.A. unspecified Location

☨ Pizarro II
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 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 Southern Circus (Gilbert Eldred)
Southern Circus (Gilbert Eldred) 1856-00-00
from Sands, Nathans & Co
Sands, Nathans & Co 1855-00-00
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:* wild
in Anuradhapura forest Sri Lanka
Capture: 1851 , Anuradhapura forest
Imported:1851-05-04
Freight:by sailship "Regatta"
Document updated2012-09-30: new elephant

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Pizarro II, an Asian at U.S.A. unspecified Location in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12831. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

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

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