Pinto an Asian elephant at Unknown

 ☨ ♀ Pinto  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Id number
Status:Lost to follow-up
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Unknown, in Unknown

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

from Snake King
Snake King 1944-00-00
from Clyde Beattys Jungle Zoo and Wild Animal Circus
Clyde Beattys Jungle Zoo and Wild Animal Circus 1942-00-00
from Kay Brothers Circus
Kay Brothers Circus 1940-00-00
from Frank Walter
Frank Walter 1940-00-00
from Downie Brothers Circus
Downie Brothers Circus 1931-00-00
from Cole Brothers Circus
Cole Brothers Circus 1929-00-00
from Walter L. Main Circus
Walter L. Main Circus 1928-00-00
from Sangers Great European Shows-Hugo Bros-Harris Bros-Gentry Bros (Floyd and Howard King)
Sangers Great European Shows-Hugo Bros-Harris Bros-Gentry Bros (Floyd and Howard King) 1926-00-00
from Gentry Brothers Shows (James Patterson)

Document updated2010-05-12: prev. locations
2020-11-07: Updated as lost to trace
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† Pinto is a dead Lost to follow-up Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Unknown, in Unknown, of from unknown reasons in . (see detailed list).


Pinto was born wild .

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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, (2020). Pinto, an Asian at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 January 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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