Relocated elephants from Van Amburg Circus in United States


Van Amburg Circus had previously 5 elephants relocated to new location.

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 † ♂ EM - Bolivar
dead: Born wild 1813 Dead: 1856?, 43 yrs Reason: killed: poisoned 1838-00-00
1850-00-00
John Robinson Circus 1833?
2 † ♂ EM - Forepaughs Bolivar
SSP id: 555
dead: Born wild 1861 Dead: 1908-07-21, 47 yrs Reason: age: 1872-00-00
1880-00-00
Philadelphia Zoo
3 † ♂ EM - Romeo (Canada, Selim)
dead: Born wild Dead: 1872-06-05, ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1847-00-00
1848-00-00
Adam Forepaugh Circus
4 † ♂ EM - Hannibal
dead: Born wild 1812 Dead: 1865-05-06, 53 yrs Reason: unknown: 1858-00-00
1864-00-00
Unknown
5 † ♂ EM - Ajax
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown:
1885-00-00
Adam Forepaugh Circus

Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Van Amburg Circus

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Van Amburg Circus in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2024), available online retrieved 13 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=761 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2018-05-10 Hannibal:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  https://classic.circushistory.org/Thayer/Thayer2b.htm
•  Page 10, 12, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
•  Page 286, Elephants: A Cultural and Natural History, by Karl Groning and Martin Saller
2013-05-02 Forepaughs Bolivar:• http://www.ansp.org/200/stories/phillys-un-friendliest-celebrity
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
•  https://ansp.org/exhibits/online-exhibits/stories/phillys-un-friendliest-celebrity/
•  https://www.zoochat.com/community/threads/bolivar-the-elephant-at-philadelphia-zoo-1888-1908.473755/
2013-05-02 Bolivar:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  https://classic.circushistory.org/History/1880sCircuses.htm
•  The elephant in America 1840-1860, by Stuart Thayer, Bandwagon
2012-01-12 Romeo (Canada, Selim):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lallah_Rookh
• http://www.archive.org/stream/lifeofdanrice00browrich#page/258/mode/2up/search/elephant
2012-01-11 Ajax:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants


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