Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw) in Poland

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Jas  dead elephant


EEP nr2602


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

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

Date of arrival

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

Record history
History of updates2012-06-16: eep records

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Jas is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1939-09-02 at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw), in Poland, . Official death reason described as shot by soldiers.


Total: 1 babies

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


Jas was born wild 1926.

Comments / pictures

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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Jas, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw) in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 December 2023 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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