Carla at Rome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma)

Female African Forest elephant Carla at Rome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma)

Carla in 1989.
† Carla
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Species: African Forest elephant
Sex and age:Female 13 years
Dead date: 1991-03-18
Death reason: accident: pushed in the dry moat by male Calimero
Location:Rome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma)
ArrivedRome Zoo (Bioparco - Giardino Zoologico di Roma) 1981-11-04
Born:1978 wild Gabon
Document updated2012-07-01: picture

Sources, among others

  • The African Forest Elephant and its status in captivity. Part 1: Europe, by Don Cousins, International Zoo News No. 251 (41/2) March 1994. Online list at http://www.zoochat.com/2/african-forest-elephants-completely-gone-zoos-215250/index2.html
  • http://giardinozoologicodiroma.it/Collegamenti/Elefanti.html
  • Spartaco Gippoliti, Rome, Italy

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