unknown at Garnier

Male Asian elephant unknown at Garnier

Execution of the elephant with a canon in Genf in 1820.
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 10 years
Dead date: 1820-05-31
Death reason: euthanised: shot with canon
ArrivedGarnier 1814-05-00
Document updated2012-03-13: death date
Bought 1814 in London. Executed 1820 at Bastion d´Hollande in Genf, appearently during musth symptoms.

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  • The London magazine, Volym 4, by John Scott and John Taylor

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