Mary an Asian elephant at U.S.A. unspecified Location

 ☨ ♀ Mary  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Id number
Born:* unknown
Birth place: in Anuradhapura forest
Capture: 1851 Anuradhapura forest
Freight:by sailship "Regatta"
Dead date:
Death reason: :
Present / last location:U.S.A. unspecified Location, in United States

Date of Arrival

U.S.A. unspecified Location
from Sands, Nathans & Co
Sands, Nathans & Co 1859-00-00
from Seth B. Howes
Seth B. Howes 1854-00-00
from Barnums Asiatic Caravan, Museum and Menagerie (Seth B. Howes)
Barnums Asiatic Caravan, Museum and Menagerie (Seth B. Howes) 1851-00-00
from P. T. Barnum
P. T. Barnum 1851-00-00
from Anuradhapura forest

Document updated2012-09-29: new elephant
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† Mary is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at U.S.A. unspecified Location, in United States, in , (see detailed list).


Mary was born unknown in Anuradhapura forest, captured 1851 , captured at Anuradhapura forest. and imported 1851-05-04, by sailship "Regatta"

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Mary, an Asian at U.S.A. unspecified Location in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • The elephant in America 1840-1860, by Stuart Thayer,'>Bandwagon
  • Page 14, 30, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger


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