Betty (Little Bet) at Hachaliah Bailey

† Betty (Little Bet)
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 19 years old
Dead date: 1826-05-24
Death reason: euthanised: shot
Location:Hachaliah Bailey
ArrivedHachaliah Bailey 1817-00-00
Born:1807 wild India
Document updated2009-11-24: 
1817:Imported from Calcutta to Bostan harbour 1817-12-18, about eleven years old.
1826: In the village of Chepachet, Glocester, Betty got loose and was shot dead by a local man, even though she could have been captured.

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