Jake an Asian elephant at Denver Zoo


♂ Jake

Identification

SSP nr687

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 12 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2009-11-02 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in African Lion Safari
Birth weight 122.00 kgs, 268.40 lbs

Parents: Rex (Bimbo, Barney) x ♀ Natasha
Locations
Present / last location:Denver Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-10-08Denver Zoo
from African Lion Safari

Document updated2010-07-16: parents, birth year
2010-07-17: weight
2010-11-14: Birth, SSP, Text RE
2018-10-08: transferred to Denver
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Location


Jake is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Denver Zoo, in United States.

Jake arrived Denver Zoo 2018-10-08, relocated from African Lion Safari, in Canada.

In Denver Zoo, Jake lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Billy (Budi) born 2008-02-17
  2. ,
  3. Bodhi born 2004-04-16
  4. ,
  5. Chuck born 2008-07-15
  6. ,
  7. Groucho born 1971
  8. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Jake was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2009-11-02 at African Lion Safari.

Parentage


Parents of Jake are: ♂ Rex (Bimbo, Barney) (father) and ♀ Natasha (mother).


Siblings through the father Rex (Bimbo, Barney):

  1. 2005-11-04(F) Opal
  2. 2006-04-13 -- † 2006-04-13 (M) Logan
  3. 2006-04-23(F) Emily
  4. 2008-07-15(M) Chuck
  5. 2014-12-22(F) Achara
  6. 2018-10-09(F) Kai

Siblings through the mother Natasha:

  1. 2005-11-04(F) Opal
  2. 2013-08-02(F) Nellie
  3. 2018-11-14(F) Sunita

Pedigree


Jakes pedigree:
P I II III

Jake

Sire:
Rex (Bimbo, Barney)

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Dame:
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Dame:
Natasha

Sire:
Tusko (Sobik)
Sire:
Dame:
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Whimpy
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Comments / pictures

Jake was the first elephant born via artificial insemination in Canada. He was the thirteenth elephant born at African Lion Safari and brought the herd size to sixteen.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Jake, an Asian elephant at Denver Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5919. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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