Jumbo: The Greatest Elephant in the World, by Paul Chambers. The eventful life of Jumbo, the elephant whose fame was more than a match for his size

2008-03-02 - Boston, United States , James Sullivan

Anyone associated with Tufts University is well aware of the tale. The humble contents of an old Peter Pan Crunchy Peanut Butter jar that sits in the office of the university's athletic director represents the remains of one of the 19th century's biggest international celebrities. Jumbo, the prized pachyderm of P. T. Barnum, inspired the nickname of the college's sports program when the famed showman donated the mounted hide of his main attraction to the school in 1889. Stuffed Jumbo stood proud...

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