African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Unknown in Unknown

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Jingo  dead elephant



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Status:Lost to follow-up
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1903-03-12
Death location: Unknown
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Unknown, in Unknown

Date of arrival

from Port of Liverpool

1903-00-00Port of Liverpool
from Frank Bostock Circus

Frank Bostock Circus
from London Zoo

1882-00-00London Zoo
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

1882-00-00Firma Carl Hagenbeck
from Africa unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2011-12-08: death date
2021-08-28: Updated as lost to trace

Latest document update2021-08-28 14:03:38
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† Jingo is a dead Lost to follow-up Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1903-03-12 at Unknown, in Unknown, .


Jingo was born wild .

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London Zoo bought Jingo as replacement for Jumbo, as ride elephant in the zoo.

But Jingo became aggressive and dangerous, why London Zoo sold him to Frank Bostock, who paid £200, £100 less than Hagenbeck paid in 1882.
Jingo in Unknown
Bostock sold her to USA, but Jingo died at sea and his corpse was dumped over the side.

Jingo in Unknown

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Jingo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3762. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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