"Jumbo, the elephant, loves Alice, the elephant." (U12.1496)
Jumbo the elephant was born in Africa, captured in 1861, and reared in the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. He grew to a huge size (Ht 11.5 ft, Wt 6.5 tons), and worked for 20 years in the London Zoo. He was bought by Barnum for $10.000, crossed the Atlantic amidst enormous publicity, and joined the Barnum & Bailey show in 1882. He was hit by a train and died in 1885.