Bamangwa (Minnie)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Bronx Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Bamangwa (Minnie)  dead elephant


SSP nr312


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
Born:* 1936 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1943
Dead: 1950-08-01
Death reason: disease: paratyphoid infection
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bronx Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

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

Record history
History of updates2022-05-05

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Bamangwa (Minnie) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1950-08-01 at Bronx Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as paratyphoid infection.


Bamangwa (Minnie) was born wild 1936, captured 1943 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Bamangwa (Minnie), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Bronx Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Richard Chiger
  • Sandra Shoshani
  • The Management of Wild Mammals in Captivity by Lee Saunders Crandall

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