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Jack at Basel Zoo

Jack
ID Number:EEP Number: 9207 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Basel Zoo
ArrivalBasel Zoo 2017-05-11
from Sosto Zoo (Nyiregyhazi Allatpark)
Sosto Zoo (Nyiregyhazi Allatpark) 2011-11-09
from West Midland Safari Park
Born:1992 wild in
Kruger National Park
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 2 babies

  1. (M) 2015-06-19 Kito (Nyiregyhaza), EEP nr: 201500
  2. (F) 2018-06-16 Kimani, EEP nr: 201802? (unconfirmed)
Document updated2011-11-09: transfer

2013-05-20: PC

2018-03-18: transfer Basel Zoo
2018-03-30: link to EleWiki submitted

Sources, among others

  • Daniela Dunger, Leipzig.
  • Gábor Vadász, Sosto Zoo.
  • https://www.suedkurier.de/region/hochrhein/kreis-loerrach/Schwertransport-bringt-Elefantenbullen-Jack-in-den-Zoo-Basel;art372585,9251346
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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