Bamangwa (Minnie) at Bronx Zoo

Female ♀ African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) Bamangwa (Minnie) at Bronx Zoo

† Bamangwa (Minnie)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 312 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
Dead date: 1950-08-01
Death reason: disease: paratyphoid infection
Location:Bronx Zoo
ArrivedBronx Zoo 1946-10-08
from Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center
Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center 1943-03-06
Born:1936 wild Congo
Capture: 1943,
Document updated2011-04-26: Birth, Death, Previous locations, SSP RE
2011-12-06: species correction, she was bush elephant

Sources, among others

  • Richard Chiger
  • Sandra Shoshani
  • The Management of Wild Mammals in Captivity by Lee Saunders Crandall

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