Jan an Asian elephant at Tarzan Zerbini Circus

 ☨ ♀ Jan  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (725)
Born:* 1971 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1974
Dead date: 2008-04-11
Death reason: disease: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Present / last location:Tarzan Zerbini Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival

1985-00-00Tarzan Zerbini Circus
from Hubert Castle Circus

Document updated2011-03-03: Previous locations, SSP, Text RE
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† Jan is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Tarzan Zerbini Circus, in United States, disease in 2008-04-11, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)(see detailed list).


Jan was born wild 1971, captured 1974 .

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Former editions of the North American Regional Studbook list 'Jan' with a Temporary ID Number T2380. In the 2010 Update, her number is changed to 725.

Records about Jan from Bob Cline
Jan, Female Asian
1969 to 1985 - Hubert Castle Circus
1981 - Bred to BUKE. ( Bucky Steele elephant )
March 1982 - Showing milk
1985 to 2008 - Tarzan Zerbini Circus
Died - April 11, 2008 of TB

Contradictory records:
The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant does not list the same dates of ownership reflected by the research of Bob Cline.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Jan, an Asian at Tarzan Zerbini Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1865. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • Ryan Easley, USA


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