Jacky an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Leipzig Zoo

☨ Jacky
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 38 years old
Dead date: 1937-04-22
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Leipzig Zoo
ArrivalLeipzig Zoo 1924-01-28
from Circus Barum (Circus Kreiser)
Born:* 1899 wild
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 3 babies

  1. (F) 1932-01-29 -- † 1986-00-00 Minyak (Minjak), EEP nr: 3201, SSP nr: T2035
  2. (F) 1934-05-01 -- † 1965-09-13 Maja, EEP nr: 3402
  3. (M) 1936-08-08 -- † 1953-07-31 August, EEP nr: 3602
Document updated2009-01-19: death year
2009-09-12: prev. location
2009-10-29: death, arrival date
2009-11-11: attack on keeper 1924 in Leipzig
1924-01: (Leipzig) Attacked an elephant keeper, why he was sold to Leipzig Zoo by circus director Arthur Kreiser

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Jacky, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=866. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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