Young Snyder (Snyder II, Billy)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Sells-Floto Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Young Snyder (Snyder II, Billy)  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1931-08-08
Death reason: euthanised: executed
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sells-Floto Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1920-00-00Sells-Floto Circus
from William P. Hall Animal Farm

1920-00-00William P. Hall Animal Farm
from Yankee Robinson Circus

1917-00-00Yankee Robinson Circus
from William P. Hall Animal Farm

Record history
History of updates2022-05-07

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Young Snyder (Snyder II, Billy) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1931-08-08 at Sells-Floto Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as executed.


Young Snyder (Snyder II, Billy) was born wild .

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Named after William P. Hall

Records about Young Snyder (Snyder II, Billy) from Bob Cline

1916 - W.P.Hall quarters
1917 - Sold to Yankee Robinson
1917 to 1920 - Yankee Robinson
1920 - Sold to Billy Hall with he complete Yankee Robinson Circus
1920 to 1930 - Sells-Floto Circus ( becomes Snyder II )
Died Aug.8,1931 Execution by gunshot

Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Young Snyder (Snyder II, Billy), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sells-Floto Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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