Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Seth B. Howes in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Canada  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Anuradhapura forest
Capture: 1851 Anuradhapura forest
Imported:1851-05-04 by P. T. Barnum
Freight:by sailship "Regatta"
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Seth B. Howes, in United States

Date of arrival

1855-00-00Seth B. Howes
from P. T. Barnum’s Grand Colossal Museum and Menagerie

1851-05-04P. T. Barnum’s Grand Colossal Museum and Menagerie
from P. T. Barnum

1851-05-04P. T. Barnum
from Port of Colombo

1851-00-00Port of Colombo
from Anuradhapura forest

Record history
History of updates2012-01-11: 
2021-09-15: Importer P.T. Barnum

Latest document update2021-09-15 16:11:25
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† Canada is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Seth B. Howes, in United States, .


Canada was born wild at Anuradhapura forest, captured 1851 , captured at Anuradhapura forest. and imported 1851-05-04 by P. T. Barnum, by sailship "Regatta"

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Canada, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Seth B. Howes in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2023 at (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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