Miss Jim
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
St Louis Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Miss Jim  dead elephant


SSP nr561


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 70 years old
Born:* 1878 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1948-10-01
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:St Louis Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1916-04-05St Louis Zoo
from William P. Hall Animal Farm

William P. Hall Animal Farm
from Robbins Brothers Circus (Fred Buchanan)

Robbins Brothers Circus (Fred Buchanan)
from Gollmar Brothers Circus

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History of updates2020-12-27

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Miss Jim is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1948-10-01 at St Louis Zoo, in United States, .


Miss Jim was born wild 1878.

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Miss Jim, named for Supt. of Schools James Harper, was purchased from Wm. Hall in 1915 with pennies donated by school children

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Miss Jim, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at St Louis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4287. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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