Toby at Wirth Circus
|† Toby||ID Number:|
|Sex and age:||Female, unknown years|
|Dead date:||† 1915|
|Arrived||Wirth Circus 1904-00-00|
from Sydney Zoo (Moore Park)
Sydney Zoo (Moore Park) 1887-00-00
from W.H Hartley
|Toby was obtained by Moore Park from W.H Hartley in 1887. Hartley had used her as a performing elephant.|
The society has acquired by purchase Mr. W. H. Hartley's performing female elephant " Toby," which has already become a general favourite with the public.
- Sydney Morning Herald 1 October 1887
Toby proved to be of difficult temperament and was sold to Wirth's Circus around 1904. She had several escapes during the time they owned her. In 1915 Toby became ill and died.
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