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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Circus Kludsky in Czech Republic

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Jumbo  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1930
Death reason: killed: poisoned by someone with arsenic
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Circus Kludsky, in Czech Republic

Date of arrival

Circus Kludsky
Record history
History of updates2010-04-12: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Jumbo is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1930 at Circus Kludsky, in Czech Republic, . Official death reason described as poisoned by someone with arsenic.


Jumbo was born wild .

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Jumbo was on the circus in Turin 1926. Poisoned by someone with arsenic in Belgrad 1930.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Jumbo, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Circus Kludsky in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 May 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5662. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 209, Könige der Manege by Rudolf Kludsky (in german)
  • "Život v manéži" by Karel Kludský, Václav Cibula, (through Jana Havlová)

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