† Betsy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1887 at Gent Zoo, in Belgium, .
Betsy was born wild at Asia unspecified location. and imported 1855? by Unknown
Audience favorite Betsy, who arrived at the zoo in 1855, died in the winter of 1887-88, after which she was offered at the Universities of Brussels and Ghent. Brussels was not interested because they had too many elephants and Ghent found it too expensive. The Company then decided to just keep the Skull.
It was later claimed that the university would have the Skull
Betsy: according to tradition, Betsy had a deformed jaw by eating too many cookies and univ indeed possesses a deformed elephant Skull.
Small detail: the Skull
of an African elephant and Betsy was an Indian elephant.
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