Romeo an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Fort Worth Zoo

Romeo
ID Number:   SSP Number: 343 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 27 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Fort Worth Zoo
ArrivalFort Worth Zoo 2015-06-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm 1995-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm
Born:* 1993-01-10 captive-born
in Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm
Parents: Petely (Pete) x Alana
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 5 babies

  1. (M) 2003-12-05 -- † 2004-08-05 Riccardo, SSP nr: 549
  2. (F) 2006-04-06 Mable, SSP nr: 644
  3. (F) 2012-08-13 Piper, SSP nr: 739, Local nr: 24
  4. (M) 2012-12-15 Nate (Natan), SSP nr: 744
  5. (M) 2013-06-27 -- † 2015-01-25 Mike, SSP nr: 765
Siblings through the father Petely (Pete):
  1. 1992-12-30(F) Juliet (Juliette)
Siblings through the mother Alana:
  1. 1997-05-08(M) Doc
  2. 2002-03-05(F) Asha
  3. 2005-06-01(M) Irvin
  4. 2010-04-03(F) April
Romeos pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2011-02-14: Management, Location RE
2012-02-22: text
2018-04-29: transferred to Fort Worth June 2015

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Romeo, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Fort Worth Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2396. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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