Jack
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Amsterdam Artis Zoo in Netherlands

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♂ Jack  dead elephant
Taxidermy locationGroote museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1849-08-08
Death reason: euthanised: shot by Police after escaping from enclosure
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Amsterdam Artis Zoo, in Netherlands

Date of arrival

1839-00-00Amsterdam Artis Zoo
from Menagerie van Aken

Record history
History of updates2023-05-21

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Jack is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1849-08-08 at Amsterdam Artis Zoo, in Netherlands, . Official death reason described as shot by Police after escaping from enclosure.

Museum locationThe Museum specimen remains of this animal is within the collection at Groote museum, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Origin

Jack was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Jack came from menagerie Cornelis van Aken and was the first elephant of Artis.

Difficault to handle, and destrying his enclosure and escaping on several occasions, he was finally shot during his last escape by a Policeman.

His Skeleton is exhibited at the Groote museum.

Jack in Amsterdam Artis Zoo

This may be a drawing of Jack.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Jack, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Amsterdam Artis Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2260. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1849 deaths | Groote museum Taxidermy | Elephants from Amsterdam Artis Zoo | Netherlands | Asian elephants


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