Bosco an Asian elephant at Pinders Circus


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 ☨ ♂ Bosco  
Bosco with George and Susie ord Pinder horses Prince and Amiere, for queen Victoria at Balmoral Castle by royal command on the 6th june 1899. © George Pinder
Bosco with George and Susie ord Pinder horses Prince and Amiere, for queen Victoria at Balmoral Castle by royal command on the 6th june 1899. © George Pinder

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
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Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1923
Death reason: disease: died from eating poisoned grass in Dumfries, Scotland
Locations
Present / last location:Pinders Circus, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival

1897-00-00Pinders Circus from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Neue Pferdemarkt)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Neue Pferdemarkt)
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

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Description

† Bosco is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Pinders Circus, in United Kingdom, disease in 1923, died from eating poisoned grass in Dumfries, Scotland(see detailed list).

Origin


Bosco was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Bosco came from Hagenbeck, in 1897 along with 2 ponies and a great dane dog, as an act. Bosco was owend by mrs Selina Pinder, widow of Edwin Pinder, who was a nephew of George & William founders of Pinders in 1854.
Bosco later passed to her son George Pinder worked him ,until 1912, when George died, after that his younger brother Edwin Pinder took over, and worked him until 1923 when Bosco died, at Dumfries, in Scotland.
George Pinder, 2010



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Bosco, an Asian at Pinders Circus in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5127. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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