Jas an Asian elephant at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw)

 ☨ ♂ Jas  


EEP nr2602


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 13 years old
Born:* 1926 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1939-09-02
Death reason: euthanised: shot by soldiers
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1937-04-16
(dead † 1944)
Tuzinka EEP id: 3702
Present / last location:Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw), in Poland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1929-05-00Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw)
from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)

Document updated2012-06-16: eep records
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† Jas is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw), in Poland, of euthanised in 1939-09-02. Official death reason described as shot by soldiers. (see detailed list).


Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 1937-04-16 -- † 1944 Tuzinka EEP id: 3702


Jas was born wild 1926.

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Records about Jas from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Jas:

2602 M ~ 1926 WILD WILD ROTTERDAM ~ Jan 1929 NONE Transfer JAS
WARSAW ~ May 1929 NONE Transfer
2 Sep 1939 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Jas, an Asian elephant at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw) in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5194. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Olga Dabrowska, Poznan Zoo, Poland.


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