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Gympy at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

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Female ♀ African Forest elephant Gympy at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Gympy. Cincinnati Zoo. Photo courtesy of Don Prout
† Gympy
ID Number:   SSP Number: 309 - 
Species: African Forest elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ Notice: A non well formed numeric value encountered in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 724 Notice: A non well formed numeric value encountered in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 731 Notice: A non well formed numeric value encountered in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 749 25 years old
Dead date: 1954-04-23
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
ArrivedCincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden 1932-00-00
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Born:1929 wild
Document updated2009-03-18: New elephant
2009-03-19: Text
2009-10-31: corrected arrival year
2010-04-16: litterature
In the info that I have the zoo called her a "Pygmy" African elephant. Came to the zoo in 1932. I have her yard sign. It states that at age 7 she was 32" and 300 lbs. At maturity she was only 6 tall and weighed 2,500 lbs. She died 4/24/1954.
Val Nastold Jr., Elephant Keeper Cincinnati Zoo, 2009-03-18

This is possibly one of the elephants that were caught for Ruhe in Chad in 1930.

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