African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Zombini at Brookfield Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Zombini  


SSP nr10


Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 8 years old
Born:* 1936 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1936
Dead: 1944-09-19
Death reason: euthanised:
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 updates2009-01-01: New elephant

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Zombini is a dead Female ♀ African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), , who died 1944-09-19 at Brookfield Zoo, in United States, .


Zombini was born wild 1936, captured 1936 .

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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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Zombini, African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) located at Brookfield Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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