Jenny an Asian elephant at Erfurt Zoo

☨ Jenny
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 50 years old
Dead date: 1965
Death reason: age:
Location:Erfurt Zoo
ArrivalErfurt Zoo 1963-00-00
from Circus Busch-Nürnberg (Jakob Busch)
Born:* 1915 wild
Document updated2010-11-21: Birth and death year
Jenny was the elephant used for the headtrick by Epi Vidane (Allewathegomme Pallegiddere Puntha Vidane)

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Jenny, an Asian at Erfurt Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Birth and death year: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Page 117-123, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf

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