Nelly (Nella) at Rome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma)

† Nelly (Nella)
ID Number:EEP Number: 7212 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Dead date: 2012-10-18
Death reason: disease: cancer?
Location:Rome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma)
ArrivedRome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma) 1972-09-19
from Turin Zoo (Zoo Torino)
Turin Zoo (Zoo Torino) 1972-00-00
from Naples Zoo (Giardino Zoologico di Napoli)
Naples Zoo (Giardino Zoologico di Napoli) 1972-01-00
from Molinar Co
Born:1970 wild India
Document updated2012-10-21: dead
Previous locations Naples Zoo and import by Molinar, is not confirmed, but is most highly possible.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.adnkronos.com/IGN/News/Cronaca/Lutto-al-Bioparco-di-Roma-morta-a-45-anni-lelefantessa-Nelly_313804743872.html
  • EEG Magazine nr 16, Dec 2009, by European Elephant Group

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