Betsy (Jack)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Gent Zoo in Belgium

Biography
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Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1904-05-00
Death reason: euthanised: shot
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Gent Zoo, in Belgium

Date of arrival

Gent Zoo
Record history
History of updates2020-10-04

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Betsy (Jack) is a dead Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1904-05-00 at Gent Zoo, in Belgium, . Official death reason described as shot.

Origin

Betsy (Jack) was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Shot in May 1904 after the closing of the zoo.

Nobody wanted to have her, so she was killed and her bodyparts were sold. (including her meat)

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Betsy (Jack), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Gent Zoo in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3934. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1904 deaths | Elephants from Gent Zoo | Belgium | Asian elephants


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