Nelly (Nella) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) 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)
ArrivalRome 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.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Nelly (Nella), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Rome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma) in Italy. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1308. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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