Bamangwa (Minnie) an African savanna elephant at Bronx Zoo

Female ♀ African savanna Bamangwa (Minnie) at Bronx Zoo

☨ Bamangwa (Minnie)
ID nr:   SSP Number: 312 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
Dead date: 1950-08-01
Death reason: disease: paratyphoid infection
Location:Bronx Zoo
ArrivalBronx Zoo 1946-10-08
from Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center
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

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Bamangwa (Minnie), an African savanna at Bronx Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2020 at (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

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