African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Rome Zoo in Italy

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Jumbo  dead elephant
Jumbo in 1978.
Jumbo in 1978.
Taxidermy locationMuseo Civico di Zoologia, Roma, Italy


Museum accession number MCZR OS.1313


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Characteristics: mandible saved
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Dead: 1979-10-06
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Rome Zoo, in Italy

Date of arrival

1956-09-20Rome Zoo
from Naples Zoo

1956-00-00Naples Zoo
from Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center

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History of updates2012-07-01: picture

Latest document update2023-05-28 03:14:42
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† Jumbo is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1979-10-06 at Rome Zoo, in Italy, .

Museum locationThe Museum specimen remains of this animal is within the collection at Museo Civico di Zoologia, in Roma, Italy, since 1979-10-00.


Jumbo was born wild at Africa unspecified location.

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Koehl, Dan, (2023). Jumbo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Rome Zoo in Italy. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4307. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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