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
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 living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Sosto Zoo, in Hungary.

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

In Sosto Zoo, Jack lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Buba (Bupa) born 1982
  2. ,
  3. Kimani born 2018-06-16
  4. ,
  5. Kwanza born 2001-08-13
  6. ,
  7. Motki born 1969
  8. ,
  9. Tanja born 1975
  10. ,
  11. Yasmin (Yasmine) born 1966
  12. , (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, (2021). Jack, an African savanna elephant at Sosto Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3095. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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