Floto at Sells-Floto Circus

† Floto
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1921-11-19
Death reason: euthanised: execution by gunshot
Location:Sells-Floto Circus
ArrivedSells-Floto Circus 1908-00-00
from Otto Floto Dog and Pony Show
Otto Floto Dog and Pony Show 1904-00-00
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1903-00-00
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Document updated2012-04-17: 
Records about Floto from Bob Cline
FLOTO 1903 - bought from Hagenbeck Zoo
Male Asian 1904 to 1906 - Otto Floto Dog and Pony Show
1908 to 1921 - Sells-Floto Circus stampeded in Orange, TX. - shot same day.
Died - Nov. 19, 1921 ( execution by gunshot )

Sources, among others

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/12/chris-zeitz-2.html

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