Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Karlsruhe Zoo in Germany

♀ Jenny


EEP nr8314


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1983 wild
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Imported:1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Karlsruhe Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2009-11-20Karlsruhe Zoo
from Heidelberg Zoo

2006-07-27Heidelberg Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

1999-09-22Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Berlin Circus Union

1991-00-00Berlin Circus Union
from Circus Berolina (Linneman)

1990-00-00Circus Berolina (Linneman)
from Soest Zoo

Soest Zoo
from E.A.G. van den Brink

Record history
History of updates2009-09-02: Text
2009-11-20: transfer
2010-03-20: picture
2018-04-09: prev location Soeste
2021-09-16: Importer van den Brink
2022-07-07: Born in Myanmar

Latest document update2022-07-07 11:51:13
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Jenny is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Karlsruhe Zoo, in Germany.

Jenny arrived in 2009-11-20 to the Karlsruhe Zoo, relocated from the Heidelberg Zoo, in Germany.

Jenny lives together with 1 other elephants at the Karlsruhe Zoo:
  1. Saida born 1973-00-00

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Jenny was born wild 1983 at Myanmar unspecified location. and imported 1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

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Contradictory records:

EEP studbook state arrival in Berlin Circus Union to 1st of January 1985.

Jenny in Karlsruhe Zoo

Jenny in Heidelberg Zoo, Germany, with elephant keeper Stefan Aspegren. (2007)

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Jenny, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Karlsruhe Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 February 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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