Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
James Raymond in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Siam  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Born:* wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Imported:1833 by Unknown
Freight:by ship from Calcutta
Dead: 1845-1846
Death reason: unknown: Died in winterquarters in Zanesville
Locations - owners
Present / last location:James Raymond, in United States

Date of arrival

James Raymond
from Raymond & Warings Menagerie, Museum and Circus United

Raymond & Warings Menagerie, Museum and Circus United
from James Raymond

1843-00-00James Raymond
from Unknown

from The Zoological Institute

1834-00-00The Zoological Institute
from New England Caravan

1833-02-00New England Caravan 1833-02-00
from Boston Harbour

1833-02-00Boston Harbour
from Port of Calcutta

1832-00-00Port of Calcutta
from India unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2012-04-11: 

Latest document update2021-09-15 15:05:45
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† Siam is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1845-1846 at James Raymond, in United States, . Official death reason described as Died in winterquarters in Zanesville.


Siam was born wild at India unspecified location. and imported 1833 by Unknown, by ship from Calcutta

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1833: In February, 1833, a large male elephant, Siam, came with ship from Calcutta and landed in Boston and was added to the New England Caravan. That year they listed their collection and it read: elephant Siam, African lion, buffalo, Asian lioness, tiger, mocca, and hyena.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Siam, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at James Raymond in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 July 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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