Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Pinto at Mexico unspecified location

 ☨ ♀ Pinto  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Status:Lost to follow-up
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Mexico unspecified location, in Mexico

Date of arrival

Mexico unspecified location
from Snake King

1944-00-00Snake King
from Clyde Beattys Jungle Zoo and Wild Animal Circus

1942-00-00Clyde Beattys Jungle Zoo and Wild Animal Circus
from Kay Brothers Circus

1940-00-00Kay Brothers Circus
from Frank Walter

1940-00-00Frank Walter
from Downie Brothers Circus

1931-00-00Downie Brothers Circus 1931-00-00
from Cole Brothers Circus

1929-00-00Cole Brothers Circus
from Walter L. Main Circus

1928-00-00Walter L. Main Circus
from Sangers Great European Shows-Hugo Bros-Harris Bros-Gentry Bros (Floyd and Howard King)

1926-00-00Sangers Great European Shows-Hugo Bros-Harris Bros-Gentry Bros (Floyd and Howard King)
from Gentry Brothers Shows (James Patterson)

1923-00-00Gentry Brothers Shows (James Patterson)
from Gentry Brothers Circus (Austin and Newman)

1917-00-00Gentry Brothers Circus (Austin and Newman)
from Gentry Brothers Circus

Record history
History of updates2010-05-12: prev. locations
2020-11-07: Updated as lost to trace

Latest document update2020-11-07 15:49:07
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† Pinto is a dead Lost to follow-up Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Mexico unspecified location, in Mexico, .


Pinto was born wild .

Comments / pictures

Records about Pinto from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at
The elephants were named "Queen", "Babe" and "Pinto. Mr. Morris wrote on the back "Ocie and elephants" maybe his name was actually "O.C.". They were together throughout the 1920's and 30's owned by Newman & Austin, James Patterson, Floyd King, Andrew Downie and Charlie Sparks.

Records about Pinto from Bob Cline
PINTO 1899 to 1903 - Gentry Bros. Circus ( Gentry Bros - owners )
Female Asian 1916 to 1922 - Gentry Bros. Circus ( Austin & Newman - owners )
1923 to 1925 - Gentry Bros - James Patterson Shows
1926 to 1927 - Gentry Bros. Circus
1928 - Walter L. Main Circus
1929 to 1930 - Cole Bros. World Toured Circus
1931 to 1939 - Downie Bros. Circus
1940 - Frank Walter bought all 6 Downie elephants. He sold 5 to Wallace Bros. Circus and Kept Pinto.
1940 to 1941 - Kay Bros. Circus
1942 to 1943 - Clyde Beatty Zoo in Florida
1944 - Sold to Snake King who sold her to a Mexican party.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Pinto, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mexico unspecified location in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.


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