Tommy at Perry Brothers circus
|† Tommy||ID Number:|
|Sex and age:||Male 24 years|
|Dead date:||† 1937|
|Death reason:||euthanised: cyanide in apple|
|Location:||Perry Brothers circus|
|Arrived||Perry Brothers circus 1921-00-00|
|1937: Killed the elephant trainer Jack Stevens, and then ran around in the town Parkes in NSW, until Tommy Perry and assistans managed to get him into a wagon.|
The Police ordered its destruction, and Tommy was fed apples filled with cyanide.
The death of the elephant, which was twenty-four years of age, and had been with the circus for sixteen years, reperesented a loss of between 500£ and 600£ to the proprietors.
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