Nemo at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

† Nemo
ID Number:   SSP Number: T2070 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male, unknown years
Dead date: 1924-04-00
Death reason: euthanised: shot, agressive
Location:Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
ArrivedCleveland Metroparks Zoo 1923-09-06
Born: wild
Document updated2007-07-19

The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Unfortanely Nemo had to be destroyed less then a year after his arrival in April 1924. He broke his log chain that was shackled to his foot and wrecked his cage. "Police fired three 30-30 bullets into Nemo,"The beast appeared puzzled,his mouth fell open. Three more bullets tore into his body. Nemo slumped dead."

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