1807 - Adams was born in Medway, Massachusetts on October 20, 1807.
1827-1850 - Spent his life in the mountain, living freely with the animals and capturing them for zoos. He had a bear companion named Ben, who died in a zoo that Adams opened in San Francisco.
1860 - Adams died of meningitis while on tour with P.T. Barnum on October 25, 1860.
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