Big Samson
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Big Samson  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1887-11-20
Death reason: accident: fire at Bridgeport , CT. winter quarters
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

Barnum & Bailey Circus
Record history
History of updates2010-04-25: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Big Samson is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1887-11-20 at Barnum & Bailey Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as fire at Bridgeport , CT. winter quarters.

Origin


Big Samson was born wild .

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Big Samson, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 May 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3981. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
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Categories1887 deaths | Elephants from Barnum & Bailey Circus | United States | Asian elephants


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