Nely (Neli)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília) in Brazil

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Nely (Neli)  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1994
Death reason: disease: arthritis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília), in Brazil

Date of arrival

1956-00-00Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília)
Record history
History of updates2012-09-27: death reason

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Nely (Neli) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1994 at Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília), in Brazil, . Official death reason described as arthritis.


Nely (Neli) was born wild .

Comments / pictures

1956: Nely at Brasilias Zoo came 1956 from India as a gift to President Juscelino Kubitschek from indian embassy.
1994: Death cause was arthritis, she was 54 years old.

Jana Havlova, Source

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Nely (Neli), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília) in Brazil. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories1994 deaths | Born in India | Elephants from Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília) | Brazil | Asian elephants

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