African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Trefflichs Bird and Animal Company in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Bimbo  dead elephant

Alternative name: Dumbo



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Born:* 1949-02-00 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1949-07-10
Death reason: disease: Pneumonia
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Trefflichs Bird and Animal Company, in United States

Date of arrival

1949-07-10Trefflichs Bird and Animal Company
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History of updates2020-10-22

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† Bimbo is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1949-07-10 at Trefflichs Bird and Animal Company, in United States, . Official death reason described as Pneumonia.


Bimbo was born wild 1949-02-00.

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To be sold to St. Louis Zoo; died shortly after arrival by plane from South Africa; 5 months old, of Pneumonia.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Bimbo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Trefflichs Bird and Animal Company in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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