Miss Jenny at Basel Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Miss Jenny at Basel Zoo

† Miss Jenny
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1928-03-05
Death reason: euthanised: shot
People killed:2
Location:Basel Zoo
ArrivedBasel Zoo 1919-07-09 from Circus Krone
Document updated2013-04-28:�
2017-01-19: mankillerx2
1919: Arrived Basel from Circus Krone.

1923: She killed Jean Haetelfinger, after he took care of her for four years.

1923-01-19: Zierikzeesche Nieuwsbode:

1928: Miss Jenny killed 5 years after Mr. Haefelfinger a second keeper. After that incident Miss Jenny was shot.

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