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Bosco at Unknown

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† Bosco
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 777 Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 782 maybe about years old (estimated age)
Status:Lost to follow-up
Dead date: ,
Death reason: :
Location:Unknown
ArrivedUnknown
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Born:
Document updated2012-04-12: new record
2018-05-15: text, source
The Argentinean Bosco it is the same one that in the year 1886 act in the Italian Opera House "Alla Scala", Milan, in the ballet "Amor" with others animals.

Frank Brown buys Bosco in Hagenbeck Park in Hamburg ( this history is related in the Hagenbeck book "Animals and beasts" edited in 1910) there Hagenbeck relates that Bosco was a very intelligent elephant, after a short time Frank Brown return Bosco with Hagenbeck and he sold it again.

After being sold to a menagerie in Argentina, Bosco returned to Europe two years later, and was reunited with Carl.



According to the Hagenbeck book “Beasts and Men”, Bosco was sold to the US.


Sources, among others

  • http://www.archive.org/stream/beastsmenbeingca00hage#page/158/mode/2up/search/bosco
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/beastsmenbeingca00hage#page/158/mode/2up/search/bosco
  • César Ortega, La Plata, Argentina, 2008
  • Wild and Dangerous Performances: Animals, Emotions, Circus By P. Tait, page 17

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