Purdy, Welch and Macomber Zoological Institute in United States


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Purdy, Welch and Macomber Zoological Institute
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Founded1833
Country United States
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Purdy, Welch and Macomber Zoological Institute, United States , was founded in 1833.


Comments / pictures1832: The Purdy, Welch, Finch & Wright menagerie of 1832 (23), became Purdy, Welch & Co. in 1833. We believe Zebedee Macomber was a partner in this firm, though, as we mentioned, he was in Africa in 1832.

The Purdy, Welch & Co. caravan of 1833 was a very large one, viz: elephant Caroline, two leopards, lioness, two tigers, hyena, alpaca, African porcupine, two camels, two ichneumons, gazelle, young lion, two ostriches, zebra, llama, jaguar, polar bear, and panther.


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Koehl, Dan (2021). Purdy, Welch and Macomber Zoological Institute, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2335. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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