Jumbo an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Johannesburg Zoo

☨ Jumbo
ID Number:
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 39 years old
Dead date: 1999-07-22
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Johannesburg Zoo
ArrivalJohannesburg Zoo 1966-03-04
Born:* 1960 wild Botswana
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 5 babies

  1. (F) 1979-08-11 Lammie
  2. (M) 1984-01-02 Umfaan
  3. (M) 1986-08-02 -- † 1986-08-02 stillborn
  4. (M) 1988-11-12 -- † 2005-01-15 Johntie (JT)
  5. (M) 1991-08-22 -- † 1991-08-31 none
Document updated2009-08-07: New elephant

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Jumbo, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Johannesburg Zoo in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4820. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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