African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Doruma (Pinky) at Bronx Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Doruma (Pinky)  
Postcard with Pinky in Bronx Zoo.
Postcard with Pinky in Bronx Zoo.

Taxidermy locationBronx Zoo, Bronx, New York, United States

Identification

Museum accession number M-217099
SSP nr313

Description

Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 32 years old
Origin
Born:* 1938 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1944
Death
Dead: 1970-03-01
Death reason: euthanised:
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 updated2011-04-26: Birth, Previous locations, SSP RE
2011-12-12: picture
Relevant literature
Description

† Doruma (Pinky) is a dead Female ♀ African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), , who died at Bronx Zoo, in United States, from euthanised 1970-03-01.

The Taxidermy remains of this animal is within the Taxidermy collection at Bronx Zoo, in Bronx, New York, United States, since 1970-03-01.

(see detailed list).

Origin


Doruma (Pinky) was born wild 1938, captured 1944 .


Comments / pictures



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Doruma (Pinky), 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=2466. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Richard Chiger
  • Sandra Shoshani

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  • Categories1970 deaths | Bronx Zoo Taxidermy | 1938 births | Born in Congo | 1944 captures | Elephants from Bronx Zoo | United States | African forest elephants



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