Jenny at Erfurt Zoo

† Jenny
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 50 years old
Dead date: 1965
Death reason: age:
Location:Erfurt Zoo
ArrivedErfurt Zoo 1963-00-00
from Circus Busch-Nürnberg (Jakob Busch)
Born:1915 wild
Document updated2010-11-21: Birth and death year
Jenny was the elephant used for the headtrick by Epi Vidane (Allewathegomme Pallegiddere Puntha Vidane)

Sources, among others

  • Birth and death year: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Page 117-123, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil, by Gerhard Zapff  (in german) >>> order >>>

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