Jumbolino (Bubbles) at Chester Zoo

† Jumbolino (Bubbles)
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Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 17 years
Dead date: 1979
Death reason: euthanised: fell into the moat
Location:Chester Zoo
ArrivedChester Zoo 1964-08-00
Born:1962 wild
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. (M) 1978-07-11 -- † 1978-07-21 Motty
Document updated2007-03-08
Arrived from Rhodesia. In 1979 Bubbles fell into the moat. Unfortunately zoo officials had no alternative but to euthanise him. Bubbles was the last African elephant to live at Chester.

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