Jumbolino (Bubbles) an African savanna elephant at Chester Zoo

☨ Jumbolino (Bubbles)
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Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 17 years old
Dead date: 1979
Death reason: euthanised: fell into the moat
Location:Chester Zoo
ArrivalChester Zoo 1964-08-00
Born:* 1962 wild Zimbabwe
Document updated2018-10-19:
2018-11-12: link to EleWiki submitted
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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Koehl, D., (2020). Jumbolino (Bubbles), an African savanna at Chester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1592. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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