Jake an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Denver Zoo

Jake
ID Number:   SSP Number: 687 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Denver Zoo
ArrivalDenver Zoo 2018-10-08
from African Lion Safari
Born:* 2009-11-02 captive-born
in African Lion Safari
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 122.00 kgs, 268.40 lbs
Parents: Rex (Bimbo, Barney) x Natasha
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
Jakes pedigree:
P I II III

Jake

Sire:
Rex (Bimbo, Barney)

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Dame:
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Dame:
Natasha

Sire:
Tusko (Sobik)
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Whimpy
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Document updated2010-07-16: parents, birth year
2010-07-17: weight
2010-11-14: Birth, SSP, Text RE
2018-10-08: transferred to Denver
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

Koehl, D., (2020). Jake, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Denver Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5919. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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