Bamangwa (Minnie)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Bronx Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Bamangwa (Minnie)  dead elephant



Identification

SSP nr312

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
Origin
Born:* 1936 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1943
Death
Dead: 1950-08-01
Death reason: disease: paratyphoid infection
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 updates2011-04-26: Birth, Death, Previous locations, SSP RE
2011-12-06: species correction, she was bush elephant

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
Relevant literature
Biography

† Bamangwa (Minnie) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1950-08-01 at Bronx Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as paratyphoid infection.

Origin


Bamangwa (Minnie) was born wild 1936, captured 1943 .

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bamangwa (Minnie), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Bronx Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2465. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

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

Relevant links

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

Search more on the web for Bamangwa (Minnie)

(The name Bamangwa (Minnie) is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)


Categories1950 deaths | 1936 births | Born in Congo | 1943 captures | Elephants from Bronx Zoo | United States | African savanna elephants


About this documentThis document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24 with valid HTML5 Valid CSS


Elephant Encyclopedia and database
ELEPHANT
ENCYCLOPEDIA

Established 1995
ELEPHANT
DATABASE
Established 2006
Your ip: 54.158.251.104