Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Unknown in Unknown

This record may be a duplicate record with Jimmi (Jimmy) at Kaliningrad Zoo
dead elephant ☨ ♂ Jimmy  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Status:Lost to follow-up
Management:Assumed dead
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Imported:1947 by Circus Chipperfield
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Unknown, in Unknown

Date of arrival

from Fossett Brothers Circus (Powell & Clarke)

1956-00-00Fossett Brothers Circus (Powell & Clarke)
from Circus Chipperfield

Record history
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This record may be a duplicate record with Jimmi (Jimmy) at Kaliningrad Zoo

† Jimmy is a dead Lost to follow-up Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , assumed dead at the Unknown in , in Unknown.

Affiliated people

1: Herta Fossett (trainer ) 2: Teddy Fossett (trainer from 1956)


Jimmy was born wild . and imported 1947 by Circus Chipperfield

Comments / pictures

- Leased to Circus Samerei Busch in Germany in 1958.
- Later sold to Russia.

Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: Jim Stockley Collection - Chipperfields 1956

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Jimmy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7316. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Pamela Macgregor-Morris, Chipperfield's Circus, published 1957
  • Jim Stockley

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