Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Jenny  dead elephant

Alternative name: Genny


SSP nr408


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus sumatranus
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Body height: 2.50 meter, 8.2 feet
Body weight: 2954.55 kg, 6500.00 lbs
Born:* 1972 wild
Birth place: in Sumatra unspecified location
Dead: 2006-10-17
Death reason: disease: foot problemss
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of arrival

1996-09-11Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Betty Honn

1995-00-00Betty Honn
from Gopher Davenport

1993-03-07Gopher Davenport
from Hawthorn Corporation

1992-08-01Hawthorn Corporation
from Carson and Barnes Circus

1973-07-01Carson and Barnes Circus
from Sumatra unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2021-06-23

Latest document update2020-11-08 09:56:36
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† Jenny is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2006-10-17 at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States, . Official death reason described as foot problemss.


Jenny was born wild 1972 at Sumatra unspecified location. and imported 1973

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Records about Jenny from Bob Cline

Jenny, Female Asian, Stud #408
1969 - Born in the wild
1974 - Brought to US
1975 to 1992 - Carson & Barnes Circus
1992 to 1993 - Loaned to Hawthorn Circus Corp. for breeding purposes
1993 to 1995 - sold to a small circus
1995 - left at an animal shelter in Las Vegas
1996 to 2006 - Elephant Sanctuary in Holenwold, TN.
Died - Oct. 17, 2006
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Jenny, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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