Congo at Bronx Zoo

† Congo
ID Number:   SSP Number: 302 - 
Species: African Forest elephant
Sex and age:Male 15 years
Status:foot problems
Dead date: 1915-11-03
Death reason: euthanised: shot; foot probelms
Location:Bronx Zoo
ArrivedBronx Zoo 1905-06-28
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1904-00-00
Born:1900 wild Congo
Capture: 1903
Document updated2011-04-26: Previous locations, SSP, Death RE
2012-01-16: book
Shot by the famous taxidermist and game hunter Carl Akeley.

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