Killer Elephant Reprieved: 0469.0020

Killer Elephant Reprieved

0469.0020: Killer Elephant Reprieved

"Wally," the bull elephant that trampled and gored his trainer, Edward S. Brown, to death in the Fleishhacker Zoo, San Francisco, was to be executed by rifle fire. This photo shows the dramatic serving of a court order, which merely delayed the execution.

Medium:  Photograph - Image
Date:  Circa 1930
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0469)


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