Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Flora at H.A. Woodward & Co

 ☨ ♀ Flora  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Status:Lost to follow-up
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Imported:1827? by Unknown
Freight:by ship
Dead: 1838?
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:H.A. Woodward & Co, in United States

Date of arrival

1838-00-00H.A. Woodward & Co
from Miller, Yale, and Sands

1837-00-00Miller, Yale, and Sands
from Teed, Brown and Co

1836-00-00Teed, Brown and Co
from The Zoological Institute

1835-00-00The Zoological Institute
from Gregory, Washburn and Co

1834-00-00Gregory, Washburn and Co
from Gregory, Crane and Co Menagerie

1834-00-00Gregory, Crane and Co Menagerie 1834-00-00
from Birchard and Co. Menagerie

1832-00-00Birchard and Co. Menagerie
from Macomber and Birchard

1831-00-00Macomber and Birchard
from June, Titus, Angevine and Co

1830-00-00June, Titus, Angevine and Co
from Great India Elephant Caravan

1827-00-00Great India Elephant Caravan
from Asia unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2012-04-11: 

Latest document update2021-09-17 12:41:26
Random literature

† Flora is a dead Lost to follow-up Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at H.A. Woodward & Co, in United States, 1838?.

See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Flora was born wild at Asia unspecified location. and imported 1827? by Unknown, by ship

Comments / pictures

Imported to USA around 1827. After 1838 theres no more trace after this elephant.

Records about Flora from Bob Cline
Female Asian 1827 - 21 years old exhibited in Maine
1831 - June, Titus, and Co. Menagerie
1832 - Birchard and Co.
1833 - Bailey, Brown & Co.
1833 - Gregory, Crane & Co.
1834 - Gregory, Washburn and Co.
1835 - Zoological Institute
1836 - Teed, Brown and Co.
1837 - Miller, Yale, and Sands
1838 - H.A. Woodward & Co.
No mention is found after 1838.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Flora, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at H.A. Woodward & Co in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

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