Hans Nagel

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Hans Nagel
Hans  Nagel

Personal details
Country United States

Title director 1923-
Location at Houston Zoo in United States

Title animal capturer
Location at Firma Carl Hagenbeck in Germany

Biography details

Hans Nagel , zoo director in United States

Born 1891-07-07 in Germany dead 1941-11-17 in United States .

Affiliation with 3 elephants

1: Black Diamond (from 1929-10-16) 2: Hans (from 1925 to 1941) 3: Barnum Nellie (from 1924 to 1941)

1921: Hans Nagel, head keeper of the Houston Zoological Gardens, is to leave for New York Tuesday to chaperon a gentleman elephant and a pair of zebras to Houston by steamer.

1941; Killed just outside Houston Zoo, by Police officer Harold Warren by emptying six bullets of his . 44 Smith & Wesson into Nagel’s body.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). director Hans Nagel in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 May 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=3122. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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