Zangelima (Barney)
African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) at
Bronx Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Zangelima (Barney)  dead elephant



Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 20 years old
Born:* 1932 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1944
Dead: 1952-11-14
Death reason: killed: shot, agressive
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bronx Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1946-10-08Bronx Zoo
from Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center

Record history
History of updates2010-04-25: 
2011-04-26: Birth, Death, Previous locations, SSP RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Zangelima (Barney) is a dead Male ♂ African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), , who died 1952-11-14 at Bronx Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as shot, agressive.


Zangelima (Barney) was born wild 1932, captured 1944 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Zangelima (Barney), African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) located at Bronx Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
  • Richard Chiger
  • Sandra Shoshani

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