National Geographic : 1953 Jun
© National Geographic Society 784 It's a Holdup! Dumbo Won't Let the Food Truck Move Until She Collects Toll Dumbo, flown from Assam, India, in 1949, was one of the first baby elephants to arrive by air. Since that year planes have been widely used to transport zoo animals. Dumbo soon learned to count on the truck for a snack.