Jambo II an African forest elephant at Berlin Zoo

Female ♀ African forest Jambo II at Berlin Zoo

☨ Jambo II
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Species: African forest elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 27 years old
Body height: 2.30 meter, 7.5 feet
Dead date: 1982-05-18
Death reason: unknown: circulatory failure
Location:Berlin Zoo
ArrivalBerlin Zoo 1960-09-22 from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo
from Firma Ruhe
Born:* 1955 wild Congo
Document updated2020-05-09: Corrected reason, and date of death
2020-05-17: height etc
The arrival of this elephant to Berlin Zoo is specified as coming from Firma Ruhe, Hannover, why it is assumed that the elephant was kept in Hannover Zoo some time, before relocation to Berlin.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Jambo II, an African forest at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3967. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • Jan Jakobi, Germany
  • A round-eared elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis Mtsch.) in Berlin Zoo.
    By Wolfgang Gewalt (12. 3. 1966), International Journal of Mammalian Biology V. 31 (1966)

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