Prince an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Great Wallace Brothers

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Prince at Great Wallace Brothers

Prince and Joe Anderson, 1898.
☨ Prince
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Dead date: 1898-07-03
Death reason: euthanised: by execution, strangled
People killed:1
Location:Great Wallace Brothers
ArrivalGreat Wallace Brothers 1895-00-00
from Cook and Whitby Shows (Ben Wallace)
Cook and Whitby Shows (Ben Wallace) 1892-00-00
from Wallace and Co Circus
Wallace and Co Circus 1889-00-00
from Firma Reiche (Henry and Karl Reiche)
Firma Reiche (Henry and Karl Reiche) 1889-00-00
from Glen Island menagerie
Born:* wild
Document updated2014-05-22: picture

Contradictory records:

Records about Prince from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at
"Prince came to Peru in 1888 from a New York dealer. He killed Elephant Boss Joe Anderson at Racine, Wis. a bicycle rider rode between him and Joe & elephant struck at rider but hit Joe & followed him up & killed him.
Bull strangled that evening by ropes pulled by canvasmen."

Records about Prince from Bob Cline
Male Asian Glen Island Zoo
1889 - Hermann Reiche, Animal Dealer in New York
1889 to 1891 - Wallace & Co.
1892 to 1894 - Cook & Whitby
1895 to 1898 - Great Wallace Circus
( Killed Joe Anderson at Racine, WI. On June 3, 1898 )
Died - July 3, 1898 by execution

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Prince, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Great Wallace Brothers in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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