Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Molly at Boswell Circus


 ☨ ♀ Molly  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Origin
Born:*
Birth place:
Death
Dead:
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Boswell Circus, in South Africa

Date of arrival

1921-00-00Boswell Circus
from Frank Willison Circus

Record history
History of updates2012-10-05:

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Description

† Molly is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Boswell Circus, in South Africa, .

Origin


Molly was born .


Comments / pictures

The first Asian elephant was bought in 1921 from Frank Willison, an American who ran a circus in Madagascar. She was a cow called Molly, who arrived in Durban by ship together with a bear.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Molly, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Boswell Circus in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12873. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • The Boswells: The Story of a South African Circus, by Charles Ricketts.

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