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Basil at John Robinson Circus

Im so sorry...
Due to a forced upgrade to PHP 7.2 and mysqli from Web hotel provider, the site is unfortunately not accessable. Im trying to solve the problem within the next 24 hours...

† Basil
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 777 Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 782 maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Location:John Robinson Circus
ArrivedJohn Robinson Circus 1906-00-00
(Todo: problem fetching history (php7,2 upgrade))
Born: wild
Document updated2012-04-12: 
1834: - arrives in US.
1894: threated for penumonia, see pdf
1903: Swimming to Long Island

Records about Basil from Bob Cline
Asian Male 1878 - Cooper & Bailey Circus
1885 to 1888 - Adam Forepaugh
Glen Island Menagerie
1906 - Dr. M. J. Patten
1906 - Wm. P. Hall
1906 - underwent surgery in Cincinnati - John Robinson perhaps??
1906 to 1911 - John Robinson Circus


Sources, among others

  • Buckles Weblog
  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=FB0712F6395416738DDDAA0994DF405B8785F0D3
  • http://home.gwi.net/~dnb/read/elephant/elephant.htm

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