Jake
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Denver Zoo in United States

♂ Jake

Identification

SSP nr687

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 13 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2009-11-02 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in African Lion Safari (Ontario)
Birth weight 122.00 kgs, 268.40 lbs

Parents: Rex (Bimbo, Barney) x ♀ Natasha
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Denver Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2018-10-08Denver Zoo
from African Lion Safari (Ontario)

Record history
History of updates2010-07-16: parents, birth year
2010-07-17: weight
2010-11-14: Birth, SSP, Text RE
2018-10-08: transferred to Denver

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Location


Jake is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Denver Zoo, in United States.

Jake arrived in 2018-10-08 to the Denver Zoo, relocated from the African Lion Safari (Ontario), in Canada.

Jake lives together with 4 other elephants at the Denver Zoo:
  1. Billy (Budi) born 2008-02-17
  2. Bodhi born 2004-04-16
  3. Chuck born 2008-07-15
  4. Groucho born 1971

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Jake was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2009-11-02 at African Lion Safari (Ontario).

Parentage


Parents of Jake are: ♂ Rex (Bimbo, Barney) (father) and ♀ Natasha (mother).

Siblings through the father Rex (Bimbo, Barney):

  1. 2005-11-04(F) Opal
  2. 2006-04-13 -- † 2006-04-13 (M) Logan
  3. 2006-04-23(F) Emily
  4. 2008-07-15(M) Chuck
  5. 2014-12-22(F) Achara
  6. 2018-10-09(F) Kai

Siblings through the mother Natasha:

  1. 2005-11-04(F) Opal
  2. 2013-08-02(F) Nellie
  3. 2016-02-28(F) Rose
  4. 2018-11-14(F) Sunita

Pedigree


Jakes ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Jake

Sire (f):
Rex (Bimbo, Barney)

Born: 1968

Sire ff:


Born:
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:


Born:
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Natasha

Born: 1994-02-27

Sire mf:
Tusko

Born: 1971
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Whimpy

Born: 1970
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:


Comments / pictures

Jake was the first elephant born via Artificial insemination in Canada. He was the thirteenth elephant born at African Lion Safari and brought the Herd size to sixteen.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Jake, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Denver Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 September 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5919. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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