African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Jack at Sosto Zoo

♂ Jack


EEP nr9207


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)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sosto Zoo, in Hungary

Date of arrival

2020-10-20Sosto Zoo
from Basel Zoo

2017-05-11Basel Zoo
from Sosto Zoo

2011-11-09Sosto Zoo
from West Midland Safari Park

Record history
History of updates2011-11-09: 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

Latest document update2020-10-23 01:42:05
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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 as alive in this database:

  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 also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


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, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Sosto Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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