African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Zangelima (Barney) at Bronx Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Zangelima (Barney)  




Identification


Description

Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 20 years old
Origin
Born:* 1932 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1944
Death
Dead: 1952-11-14
Death reason: killed: shot, agressive
Locations
Present / last location:Bronx Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1946-10-08Bronx Zoo
from Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center

Document updated2010-04-25: 
2011-04-26: Birth, Death, Previous locations, SSP RE
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Description

† Zangelima (Barney) is a dead Male ♂ African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), , who died at Bronx Zoo, in United States, from killed 1952-11-14. Official death reason described as shot, agressive. (see detailed list).

Origin


Zangelima (Barney) was born wild 1932, captured 1944 .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Zangelima (Barney), African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) located at Bronx Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2464. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Richard Chiger
  • Sandra Shoshani

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  • Categories1952 deaths | 1932 births | Born in Congo | 1944 captures | Elephants from Bronx Zoo | United States | African forest elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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