African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Sosto Zoo in Hungary

♂ Jack

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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 31 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1992 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2010-02-24
(dead † 2010-02-24)

2. Born 2015-06-19 Kito (Nyiregyhaza) EEP id: 201500

3. Born 2018-06-16 Kimani EEP id: 201802? (unconfirmed)

4. Born 2022-08-29 Kibo EEP id: 00
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sosto Zoo, in Hungary

Date of arrival

2020-10-20Sosto Zoo
from Basel Zoo

2017-05-11Basel Zoo
from Sosto Zoo

2011-11-09Sosto Zoo
from West Midland Safari Park

Record history
History of updates2011-11-09: transfer
2013-05-20: PC
2018-03-18: transfer Basel Zoo
2018-03-30: link to EleWiki submitted
2020-10-22: relocated back to Sosto

Latest document update2020-10-23 01:42:05
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Jack is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Sosto Zoo, in Hungary.

Jack arrived in 2020-10-20 to the Sosto Zoo, relocated from the Basel Zoo, in Switzerland.

Jack lives together with 6 other elephants at the Sosto Zoo:
  1. Kibo born 2022-08-29
  2. Kimani born 2018-06-16
  3. Kwanza born 2001-08-13
  4. Motki born 1969
  5. Tanja born 1975
  6. Yasmin (Yasmine) born 1966

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Total: 4 babies

  1. () 2010-02-24 -- † 2010-02-24 stillborn
  2. (M) 2015-06-19 Kito (Nyiregyhaza) EEP id: 201500
  3. (F) 2018-06-16 Kimani EEP id: 201802? (unconfirmed)
  4. (M) 2022-08-29 Kibo EEP id: 00


Jack was born wild 1992 at Kruger National Park.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Jack, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Sosto Zoo in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 April 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3095. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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