† Albert is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1929-03-28 at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as pneumonia.
Albert was born wild 1888 at Asia unspecified location.
"In 1917 the Barnum Show carried 18 Asian elephants, four of which were males. Two tuskers "Pilate" and "Mighty" and two that had no Ivory
at all "Albert" and "Coco".
To the uninformed, P.T. Barnum and James A. Bailey were long since dead by this time and the show was owned by the Ringling Brothers. Two years later both shows and titles were merged and the 1919 show carried 36 elephants adding three more Tuskless
males "Sammy", "Rio" and "John". This phenomenon is not all that unusual but I have read that Tuskless
males in the jungle will instinctly become more ferocious in order to compete with tuskers.
My dad was on the show in 1920 taking care of two camels named "Victor" and "Rosie" and added that the only Tusker
at that time was "Mighty" and he had knobs on the end of his Tusks
but for some reason they were flat like door knobs. He also mentioned that when the elephant men mounted up to ride to the train the Ringling elephants raised them up with their trunks and the Barnum elephants used their left front foot. Buckles"
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