Jumbolino (Bubbles)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Chester Zoo in United Kingdom

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Jumbolino (Bubbles)  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 17 years old
Origin
Born:* 1962 wild
Birth place:
Capture: Rhodesia
Death
Dead: 1979
Death reason: euthanised: fell into the moat
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

1964-08-00Chester Zoo
Record history
History of updates2018-10-19:
2018-11-12: link to EleWiki submitted

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Jumbolino (Bubbles) is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1979 at Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom, . Official death reason described as fell into the moat.

Origin


Jumbolino (Bubbles) was born wild 1962, captured at Rhodesia.


Comments / pictures

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.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Jumbolino (Bubbles), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Chester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1592. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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