Tommy an Asian elephant at Al G. Barnes Circus


 ☨ ♂ Tommy  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 30 years old
Origin
Born:* 1905 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1935-08-22
Death reason: euthanised: executed by Police Chief Edward Hobbs in Peru, IN Winterquarters
Locations
Present / last location:Al G. Barnes Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1935-00-00Al G. Barnes Circus
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1929-00-00
from Sells-Floto Circus
Sells-Floto Circus 1922-00-00
from William P Hall Animal Farm

Document updated2020-10-24
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Description

† Tommy is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Al G. Barnes Circus, in United States, of euthanised in 1935-08-22. Official death reason described as executed by Police Chief Edward Hobbs in Peru, IN Winterquarters. (see detailed list).

Origin


Tommy was born wild 1905.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tommy, an Asian elephant at Al G. Barnes Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3869. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.

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