Sauce (Saucy, Jumbo)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Butlins Holiday Camp Skegness in United Kingdom

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Sauce (Saucy, Jumbo)  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀

People killed:1
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Imported:1898? by Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Dead: 1960
Death reason: age:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Butlins Holiday Camp Skegness, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

1957-00-00Butlins Holiday Camp Skegness
from Codys Circus (Harry Cody)

1952-05-24Codys Circus (Harry Cody)
from Ringlands Circus (Big Tom Fosset)

1947-00-00Ringlands Circus (Big Tom Fosset)
from Dudley Zoo

1945-00-00Dudley Zoo
from John Swallows circus

1922-00-00John Swallows circus
from Herbert Taylor (captain Joe Taylor)

1904-00-00Herbert Taylor (captain Joe Taylor) 1904-00-00
from George Lockhart Sr.

1902-00-00George Lockhart Sr.
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Neue Pferdemarkt)

Record history
History of updates2009-02-03: Update location history, death date
2021-09-15: Importer Firma Hagenbeck

Latest document update2021-09-15 17:37:36
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† Sauce (Saucy, Jumbo) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1960 at Butlins Holiday Camp Skegness, in United Kingdom, .


Sauce (Saucy, Jumbo) was born wild . and imported 1898? by Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Comments / pictures

1898: From import of India, the 4 elephants Salt, Sauce (later Jumbo), Vinegar and Mustard, were trained by Wilhelm Philadelphia, a number called "The Cruet", which was sold to England in 1902 and later presented as "Lockharts Elephants".

1904: George Lockhart Senior was tragically killed by Sauce.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sauce (Saucy, Jumbo), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Butlins Holiday Camp Skegness in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 March 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • The Legend of Salt and Sauce, by Jamie Clubb, 2009

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