Jambo II an African forest elephant at Berlin Zoo



 ☨ ♀ Jambo II  



Species:African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 27 years old
Id number
Body height: 2.30 meter, 7.5 feet
Origin
Born:* 1955 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1982-05-18
Death reason: unknown: circulatory failure
Locations
Present / last location:Berlin Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival

1960-09-22Berlin Zoo from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

Document updated2020-05-09: Corrected reason, and date of death
2020-05-17: height etc
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† Jambo II is a dead Female ♀ African forest elephant, (Loxodonta cyclotis), who died at Berlin Zoo, in Germany, from unknown reasons in 1982-05-18, circulatory failure(see detailed list).

Origin


Jambo II was born wild 1955.


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The arrival of this elephant to Berlin Zoo is specified as coming from Firma Ruhe, Hannover, why it is assumed that the elephant was kept in Hannover Zoo some time, before relocation to Berlin.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Jambo II, an African forest at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3967. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • Jan Jakobi, Germany
  • A round-eared elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis Mtsch.) in Berlin Zoo.
    By Wolfgang Gewalt (12. 3. 1966), International Journal of Mammalian Biology V. 31 (1966)

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