Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Karlsruhe Zoo in Germany

♀ Jenny


EEP nr8314


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1983 wild
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Imported:1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Karlsruhe Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2009-11-20Karlsruhe Zoo
from Heidelberg Zoo

2006-07-27Heidelberg Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

1999-09-22Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Berlin Circus Union

1991-00-00Berlin Circus Union
from Circus Berolina (Linneman)

1990-00-00Circus Berolina (Linneman)
from Soest Zoo

Soest Zoo
from Port of Rotterdam

Port of Rotterdam
from Port of Rangoon

Port of Rangoon
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)

Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
from E.A.G. van den Brink

0000-00-00E.A.G. van den Brink
from Myanmar unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2021-07-11

Latest document update2024-03-13 03:04:35
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Jenny is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Karlsruhe Zoo, in Germany.

Jenny arrived in 2009-11-20 to the Karlsruhe Zoo, relocated from the Heidelberg Zoo, in Germany.


Jenny lives together with 1 other elephants at the Karlsruhe Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Saida born 1973-00-00

Affiliated people

1: Dan Koehl (trainer from 2010 to 2010)


Jenny was born wild 1983 at Myanmar unspecified location. and imported 1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam

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Contradictory records:

EEP studbook state arrival in Berlin Circus Union to 1st of January 1985.

Jenny in Karlsruhe Zoo

Jenny in Heidelberg Zoo, Germany, with elephant keeper Stefan Aspegren. (2007)

Jenny on

Jenny is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2004-09-28 Ilona from hannover to heidelberg zoo 28 september - Elephant News

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Jenny, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Karlsruhe Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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