African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Zombie at Brookfield Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Zombie  
Taxidermy locationField Museum, Chicago, United States


Museum accession number FMNH 53749
Local id Number Field #: 218471
SSP nr8


Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 9 years old
Characteristics: skin,skull,skeleton
Born:* 1934 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1934
Dead: 1943-07-04
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Brookfield Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1939-09-09Brookfield Zoo
from Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center

Document updated2009-01-01: New elephant
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† Zombie is a dead Female ♀ African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), , who died at Brookfield Zoo, in United States, 1943-07-04.

The Taxidermy remains of this animal is within the Taxidermy collection at Field Museum, in Chicago, United States, since 1943-07-04.

(see detailed list).


Zombie was born wild 1934, captured 1934 .

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Zombie and Zombinie, bought as couple, arrived to the Brookfield Zoo in September 1939 from the elephant training station at Gangala-na-Bodio in the eastern Belgian Congo (now the Democratic Republic of Congo).

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Zombie, African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) located at Brookfield Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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