ALERT! : Hambantota, Sri Lanka: 400-500 wild elephants are living on land threatened by industrialization, and massmigration. Please support the establishment of The Hambantota Proposed Wild Elephants Management Reserve in order to save this forest not only for elephants, but also for Palmyra trees more than 100 years old and Halmilla trees as well as other species and entire ecosystem. > read more
1920: The circus 5 elephants: Rubber, Billy, Mary, Katie and Babe. Rubber was sold to Palmer Bros. and Billy, a male, was shipped to the Sells-Floto Circus in Denver where his name was changed to Young Snyder. Mary and Katie returned to Lancaster before the season opened, and went during 1921 with Howes Great London Circus and Van Amburgs Trained Wild Animals.