Dumbo
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Sydney Zoo in Australia

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Dumbo  dead elephant
Dumbo Australia - Image Sydney Morning Herald 13 January 1947' >
Dumbo Australia's First African Elephant at Taronga Park Zoo 12 January 1947 - Image Sydney Morning Herald 13 January 1947

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 6 years old
Origin
Born:* 1941 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1947-07-14
Death reason: disease: congenital birth defect
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sydney Zoo, in Australia

Date of arrival

1947-01-00Sydney Zoo
from Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center

Record history
History of updates2011-05-01: New elephant RE
2011-05-02: Name RE
2011-05-29: pictures

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Dumbo is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1947-07-14 at Sydney Zoo, in Australia, . Official death reason described as congenital birth defect.

Origin


Dumbo was born wild 1941.


Comments / pictures

Dumbo in Sydney Zoo


Image from The Australian Woman's Weekly 8 February 1947
Article title: Zoo Baby from Africa's only Elephant School

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Dumbo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Sydney Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 October 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7279. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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