Mary Cops

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Mary Cops
Profession circus zookeeper
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Born 1818-06-17 in United Kingdom
Dead in United States

Spouse(s) Benjamin Brown

Country United States

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Title zookeeper -1840
Location at Tower of London Menagerie in United Kingdom

Biography details

Mary Cops , circus zookeeper in United States

Born 1818-06-17 in United Kingdom in United States , daughter of head zookeeper Alfred Cops .


In 1838 Benjamin Brown traveled to the Great Kalahari Desert in Africa with Stebbins June, to purchase giraffes.

In the fall of 1840 Brown took the giraffes to England with the Van Amburgh Menagerie where he met and married Mary Cops, the daughter of Alfred Cops, the Keeper of the Royal Menagerie at the Tower of London. He resided with the Cops family in the Tower until 1844, the only American known to have done so.


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References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). zookeeper Mary Cops in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 February 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=1644. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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