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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ unknown  dead elephant



Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
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

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
Random literature

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


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


Koehl, Dan, (2021). unknown, African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) located at Howard Y. Bary in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 October 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6197. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:


Relevant links

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

Search more on the web for unknown

(The name unknown is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)

Categories1947 deaths | Born in Congo | Elephants from Howard Y. Bary | United States | African forest elephants

About this documentThis document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24 with valid HTML5 Valid CSS

Elephant Encyclopedia and database

Established 1995
Established 2006
Your ip: