Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Australia Zoo in Australia

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Bimbo  dead elephant
Bimbo and Tony Ratcliffe.
Bimbo and Tony Ratcliffe.


ASMP nr64


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 54 years old
Born:* 1959 wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Imported:1961 by Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)
Dead: 2013-09-00
Death reason: disease: arthritus
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Australia Zoo, in Australia

Date of arrival

2003-00-00Australia Zoo
from Lennon Brothers Circus

Lennon Brothers Circus
from Bullen's Animal World

1969-00-00Bullen's Animal World
from Bullen's Circus

1961-10-23Bullen's Circus
from Sydney Zoo

1961-08-21Sydney Zoo
from Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)

Record history
History of updates2009-01-21: birth year

2009-12-21: country origin

2010-12-06: nr

2012-03-18: prev loc

2013-05-21: studbook box

2013-09-12: dead
2018-11-10: link to EleWiki submitted
2021-09-18: Importer Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)
2021-11-18: Born in Asia

Latest document update2021-11-18 17:36:26
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† Bimbo is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2013-09-00 at Australia Zoo, in Australia, . Official death reason described as arthritus.


Bimbo was born wild 1959 at Asia unspecified location. and imported 1961 by Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)

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Records about Bimbo from Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2011)
64 F ~ 1954 UNK UNK MAYFIELDS ???? ______ Transfer BIMBO
SYDNEY 21 Aug 1961 ______ Transfer
WALLACIA 23 Oct 1961 ______ Transfer
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Bimbo, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Australia Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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