Jumbo (Jambo) an Asian elephant at Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau)

 ☨ ♂ Jumbo (Jambo)  


EEP nr2102


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 21 years old
Born:* 1924 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1945-03-30
Death reason: : shot
Present / last location:Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), in Poland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1934-11-03Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau)
from Firma Ruhe
Firma Ruhe 1934-00-00
from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

Document updated2012-06-15: eep records
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† Jumbo (Jambo) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), in Poland, of in 1945-03-30. Official death reason described as shot. (see detailed list).


Jumbo (Jambo) was born wild 1924.

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Contradictory records:
EEP gives an aproximal birth year as 1921

Records about Jumbo (Jambo) from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Jumbo (Jambo):

2102 M ~ Jul 1921 WILD WILD L RUHE ~ 1934 NONE Transfer JUMBO
WROCLAW 3 Nov 1934 H221 Transfer
30 Mar 1945 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Jumbo (Jambo), an Asian elephant at Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5592. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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