Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Poznan Zoo in Poland

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Nelly  dead elephant


EEP nr954


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1907
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Poznan Zoo, in Poland

Date of arrival

1895-00-00Poznan Zoo
from Unknown

Record history
History of updates0000-00-00

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† Nelly is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1907 at Poznan Zoo, in Poland, .


Nelly was born wild .

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There is not much information on ths elephant, but during ground
works some parts of elephant Skeleton were found.

Records about Nelly from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Nelly:

954 F ???? WILD WILD CIRCUS ~ 1884 NONE Transfer NELLY
POZNAN ~ 1895 NONE Transfer
~ 1907 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Nelly, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Poznan Zoo in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • P. Rachowiak
  • Kurier Poznanski newspaper (between Nov 5th 1926 and Jan 1st 1927)

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