Bimbo an Asian elephant at Australia Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Bimbo  
Bimbo and Tony Ratcliffe.
Bimbo and Tony Ratcliffe.


ASMP nr64


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 54 years old
Born:* 1959 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 2013-09-00
Death reason: disease: arthritus
Present / last location:Australia Zoo, in Australia

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2003-00-00Australia Zoo
from Lennon Brothers Circus
Lennon Brothers Circus
from Bullens Animal World
Bullens Animal World 1969-00-00
from Bullens Circus
Bullens Circus 1961-10-23
from Sydney Zoo (Taronga)
Sydney Zoo (Taronga) 1961-08-21
from Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)

Document updated2009-01-21: birth year

2009-12-21: country origin

2010-12-06: nr

2012-03-18: prev loc

2013-05-21: studbook box

2013-09-12: dead
2018-11-10: link to EleWiki submitted
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† Bimbo is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Australia Zoo, in Australia, of disease in 2013-09-00. Official death reason described as arthritus. (see detailed list).


Bimbo was born wild 1959. and imported 1961

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Records about Bimbo from Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2011)
64 F ~ 1954 UNK UNK MAYFIELDS ???? ______ Transfer BIMBO
SYDNEY 21 Aug 1961 ______ Transfer
WALLACIA 23 Oct 1961 ______ Transfer

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Bimbo, an Asian elephant at Australia Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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