Betts at Forepaugh-Sells Show

† Betts
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Forepaugh-Sells Show
ArrivedForepaugh-Sells Show 1910-00-00
from Gollmar Brothers Circus
Gollmar Brothers Circus 1908-00-00
from Forepaugh-Sells Show
Forepaugh-Sells Show 1896-00-00
from Adam Forepaugh Circus
Born: wild
Document updated2012-10-30: 
Adam Forepaugh jr, was almost killed in Lancaster New Hampshire by the dancing elephant,"Old Dick' while trying to load him aboard Forepaugh's elephant palace car.

He was knocked off his horse on to the ground by the elephant and probably about to be gored, when he was saved in a nick of time by the big elephant"Old Betts' who knocked Old Dick away


Records about Betts from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
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