Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Three Great Natural Curiosities Show in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Horatio  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Male ♂
Born:* wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Imported:1819 by Unknown
Dead: 1820-09-00
Death reason: accident: fell through a bridge in September and was killed
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Three Great Natural Curiosities Show, in United States

Date of arrival

1819-00-00Three Great Natural Curiosities Show
from Captain Roblin

Captain Roblin
from New York Harbour

1819-11-25New York Harbour
from Bombay Harbour

1819-00-00Bombay Harbour
from India unspecified location

Record history
History of updates0000-00-00

Latest document update2021-09-15 14:32:53
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† Horatio is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1820-09-00 at Three Great Natural Curiosities Show, in United States, . Official death reason described as fell through a bridge in September and was killed.


Horatio was born wild at India unspecified location. and imported 1819 by Unknown

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Fell through a bridge in Connecticut, and died shortly afterwards.

Records about Horatio from Bob Cline

HORATIO ( 2nd Male in US )
Male Asian 1819 - arrives in US on board a ship named Horatio Nov. 25, 1819 in New York
1820 - Three Great Natural Curiosities Show.
1820 - fell through a bridge in Sept. and was killed

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

Horatio in Three Great Natural Curiosities Show
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Horatio, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Three Great Natural Curiosities Show in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5384. (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
  • Stuart Thayer, USA
  • Page 9, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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