Jumbo II
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Smithsonian National Zoological Park in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Jumbo II  dead elephant


SSP nr2


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 6 years old
Born:* 1910 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Imported:1913 by Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Freight:by ship s/s Sturmfels
Dead: 1916-06-28
Death location: Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Death reason: pathological: rupture of Abdomen and Peritonitis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Smithsonian National Zoological Park, in United States

Date of arrival

1913-08-08Smithsonian National Zoological Park
from Washington Harbour

1913-08-08Washington Harbour
from Port Said

1913-07-15Port Said
from Giza Zoological Garden

1911-00-00Giza Zoological Garden
from Africa unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2011-04-26: SSP RE

Latest document update2021-09-15 17:50:32
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† Jumbo II is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1916-06-28 at Smithsonian National Zoological Park, in United States, . Official death reason described as rupture of Abdomen and Peritonitis.


Jumbo II was born wild 1910 at Africa unspecified location. and imported 1913 by Smithsonian National Zoological Park, by ship s/s Sturmfels

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Jumbo II, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Smithsonian National Zoological Park in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3752. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Wild Animals in and out of the Zoo by William M. Mann

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