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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ unknown  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1947-06-18
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Howard Y. Bary, in United States

Date of arrival

1947-00-00Howard Y. Bary
from Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center

Record history
History of updates2010-10-03: New elephant RE

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Biography

† unknown is a dead Female ♀ African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), , who died 1947-06-18 at Howard Y. Bary, in United States, .

Origin


unknown was born wild .


Comments / pictures

In June 1947, Howard Bary docked in Bronx, New York, with an African forest elephant for Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. He had spent several months in the Belgian Congo as an agent for the show. Two elephants were originally acquired and shipped across the Atlantic Ocean, however one died four days prior to arrival in America on 22 June 1947.

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=6197. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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