Pizarro II
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Van Amburg Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Pizarro II  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Anuradhapura forest
Capture: 1851 Anuradhapura forest
Imported:1851-05-04 by P. T. Barnum
Freight:by sailship "Regatta"
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Van Amburg Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1876-00-00Van Amburg Circus
from Sands, Nathans & Co

1859-00-00Sands, Nathans & Co
from Southern Circus (Gilbert Eldred)

1856-00-00Southern Circus (Gilbert Eldred)
from Sands, Nathans & Co

1855-00-00Sands, Nathans & Co
from Seth B. Howes

1854-00-00Seth B. Howes
from P. T. Barnum’s Grand Colossal Museum and Menagerie

1851-00-00P. T. Barnum’s Grand Colossal Museum and Menagerie 1851-00-00
from P. T. Barnum

1851-00-00P. T. Barnum
from Port of Colombo

1851-00-00Port of Colombo
from Anuradhapura forest

Record history
History of updates2022-04-09

Latest document update2022-04-16 05:48:34
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† Pizarro II is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Van Amburg Circus, in United States, .


Pizarro II was born wild at Anuradhapura forest, captured 1851 , captured at Anuradhapura forest. and imported 1851-05-04 by P. T. Barnum, by sailship "Regatta"

Comments / pictures

Records about Pizarro II from Bob Cline

Male Asian 1876 - Van Amburgh & Co;s. Great Golden Menagerie

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


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Pizarro II, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Van Amburg Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12831. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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