Jessie an Asian elephant at Sydney Zoo

Female ♀ Asian  Jessie at Sydney Zoo

This photo is Jessie and Sarina. Jessie died 1939.
☨ Jessie
ID nr:   ASMP Number: 4 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 64 years old
Dead date: 1939-09-26
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Sydney Zoo
ArrivalSydney Zoo 1916-00-00
from Sydney Zoo (Moore Park)
Sydney Zoo (Moore Park) 1883-11-15
from Calcutta Alipore Zoo (Alipore Zoological gardens)
Born:* 1875 unknown India
Document updated2009-03-07: image text correction -Jill, +Sarina

2011-05-29: country of origin

2013-05-21: studbook box

2017-03-09: news link
2017-03-09: link to ele-wiki submitted
In 1934 was approximately 55 years of age.

Contradictory records::
Guidebook of 1934 claims she came from India in 1882.

Records about Jessie from Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2011)
4 F ~ 1875 WILD WILD CALCUTTA ~ 1875 NONE Birth JESSIE
SYDNEY 15 Nov 1883 188302 Transfer
26 Sep 1939 Death
[Death by: Unknown means]



Jessie on elephant-news.comElephant News: articles where Jessie is mentioned on elephant-news.com
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2016-09-24Taronga zoo to recreate 'operation noah's ark' to celebrate 100th birthday - Elephant News


Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Jessie, an Asian at Sydney Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=38. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2011) Compiled by Jan Steele, Australia
  • Guidebook of 1934, through Peter Stolk, Netherlands

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2016-09-24Taronga zoo to recreate 'operation noah's ark' to celebrate 100th birthday - Elephant News

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