Doruma (Pinky) an African forest elephant at Bronx Zoo



 ☨ ♀ Doruma (Pinky)  
Postcard with Pinky in Bronx Zoo.
Postcard with Pinky in Bronx Zoo.

Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 32 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (313)
Origin
Born:* 1938 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1944
Death
Dead date: 1970-03-01
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations
Present / last location:Bronx Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival

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

Document updated2011-04-26: Birth, Previous locations, SSP RE
2011-12-12: picture
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Description

† Doruma (Pinky) is a dead Female ♀ African forest elephant, (Loxodonta cyclotis), who died at Bronx Zoo, in United States, euthanised in 1970-03-01, (see detailed list).

Origin


Doruma (Pinky) was born wild 1938, captured 1944 .


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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Doruma (Pinky), an African forest at Bronx Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2466. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Richard Chiger
  • Sandra Shoshani

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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