† Tippoo Sultan is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Purdy, Welch and Macomber Zoological Institute, in United States, 1837-1838.
Tippoo Sultan was born wild 1806 at India unspecified location. and imported 1821 by Unknown, by the ship Bengal
Came with the ship Bengal from Calcutta and landed in Philadelphia in June, 1821.
There is a reference to Tippoo dying in the Caribbean; (5) and if it is true, it must have happened in the winter of 1837-1838. There are no references to him in the United States after 1837.
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