Jack an African savanna elephant at Sosto Zoo

♂ Jack

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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 29 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9207
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1992 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2015-06-19 Kito (Nyiregyhaza) EEP id: 201500

2. Born 2018-06-16 Kimani EEP id: 201802? (unconfirmed)
Present / last location:Sosto Zoo, in Hungary

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2020-10-20Sosto Zoo
from Basel Zoo
Basel Zoo 2017-05-11
from Sosto Zoo
Sosto Zoo 2011-11-09
from West Midland Safari Park

Document updated2011-11-09: transfer
2013-05-20: PC
2018-03-18: transfer Basel Zoo
2018-03-30: link to EleWiki submitted
2020-10-22: relocated back to Sosto
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Jack is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Sosto Zoo, in Hungary.

Jack arrived in Sosto Zoo 2020-10-20, relocated from Basel Zoo, in Switzerland.

In Sosto Zoo, Jack lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Buba (Bupa) born 1982
  2. ,
  3. Kimani born 2018-06-16
  4. ,
  5. Kito (Nyiregyhaza) born 2015-06-19
  6. ,
  7. Kwanza born 2001-08-13
  8. ,
  9. Motki born 1969
  10. ,
  11. Tanja born 1975
  12. ,
  13. Yasmin (Yasmine) born 1966
  14. , (see detailed list).


Total: 2 babies

  1. (M) 2015-06-19 Kito (Nyiregyhaza) EEP id: 201500
  2. (F) 2018-06-16 Kimani EEP id: 201802? (unconfirmed)


Jack was born wild 1992 at Kruger National Park.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Jack, an African savanna at Sosto Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3095. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories1992 births | Breeding bulls | EEP | Elephants from Sosto Zoo | Hungary | African savanna elephants

This document was updated: 2020-10-23 01:42:05

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