unknown
African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) at
Howard Y. Bary in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ unknown  dead elephant
© Buckles Woodcock
© Buckles Woodcock

Identification


Description

Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1936 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1936
Death
Dead: 1936
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Howard Y. Bary, in United States

Date of arrival

1936-00-00Howard Y. Bary
from Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center

Record history
History of updates2009-01-01: Previous locations, Birth, Image, Source, Text

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

† unknown is a dead Female ♀ African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), , who died 1936 at Howard Y. Bary, in United States, .

Origin


unknown was born wild 1936, captured 1936 .


Comments / pictures

"These so-called pygmy elephants were obtained by Howard Bary around the end of 1935 or early in 1936.
He got them for RBBB from the elephant training station at Gangala na bodio in the eastern Belgian Congo (now Dem. Republic of Congo). This litho shows the number of elephants (5) that he took out of the Congo. It was an arduous journey involving an overland trek from Gangala to Juba, Sudan on the Nile, then down the Nile to Alexandria and thence by ocean vessel from there. Two of the elephants died en route.
Three arrived in New York for the opening in the Garden in 1936. They were a male Congo, female Pouquois (Puqua) and another female Sudan. The first two were genuine forest elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis) with the straight down tusks, typical of that Species (It is now classified as a separate Species instead of a jungle version of the big bush elephants).
The third one, Sudan, was a bush elephant and later photos of her show the physical features of that Species as contrasted to the forest elephants. She lived the longest dying in Sarasota at the end of 1947 (There are some rumors that she was killed). Congo had died in Sarasota in early 1937 and Puqua died in Atlanta in November 1941 in the infamous elephant poisoning incident."

Richard Reynolds
This elephant died on the ship Excalibur.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). unknown, African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) located at Howard Y. Bary in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3812. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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