Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
The Zoological Institute in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Caroline  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* unknown
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Imported:1831 by Unknown
Freight:by ship
Dead: 1835-08-06
Death location: The Zoological Institute Rochester, NY
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:The Zoological Institute, in United States

Date of arrival

1835-00-00The Zoological Institute
from Purdy, Welch & Co

1833-00-00Purdy, Welch & Co
from Purdy, Welch, Finch and Wright menagerie

1831-00-00Purdy, Welch, Finch and Wright menagerie
from Asia unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2012-04-11: 

Latest document update2021-09-15 14:58:48
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† Caroline is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1835-08-06 at The Zoological Institute, in United States, .


Caroline was born unknown at Asia unspecified location. and imported 1831 by Unknown, by ship

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Records about Caroline from Bob Cline

Female Asian 1831 - arrives in US
1832 - Purdy, Welch, Finch and Wright Menagerie
1833 - Purdy, Welch & Co. Menagerie
1834 - Purdy,Welch & Co. Grand Mammoth Zoological Exhibition
1835 - Zoological Institute in Baltimore, Md.
Died - August 6, 1835 in Rochester, NY

Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Caroline, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at The Zoological Institute in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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