African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) at
Brookfield Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Zombie  dead elephant
Taxidermy locationField Museum, Chicago, United States


Museum accession number FMNH 53749
Local id Number Field #: 218471
SSP nr8


Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 9 years old
Characteristics: skin,skull,skeleton
Born:* 1934 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1934
Dead: 1943-07-04
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Brookfield Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1939-09-09Brookfield Zoo
from Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center

Record history
History of updates2020-10-24

Latest document update2021-07-28 09:14:07
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† Zombie is a dead Female ♀ African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), , who died 1943-07-04 at Brookfield Zoo, in United States, .

Museum locationThe Museum specimen remains of this animal is within the collection at Field Museum, in Chicago, United States, since 1943-07-04.


Zombie was born wild 1934, captured 1934 .

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Zombie and Zombinie, bought as couple, arrived to the Brookfield Zoo in September 1939 from the elephant training station at Gangala-na-Bodio in the eastern Belgian Congo (now the Democratic Republic of Congo).

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Zombie, African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) located at Brookfield Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4494. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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