Sofia
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Rome Zoo in Italy

♀ Sofia

Identification

EEP nr7213

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Management:No contact
Origin
Born:* 1970 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Rome Zoo, in Italy

Date of arrival

1972-09-19Rome Zoo
from Turin Zoo (Zoo Torino)

1972-00-00Turin Zoo (Zoo Torino)
from Naples Zoo (Giardino Zoologico di Napoli)

1972-01-00Naples Zoo (Giardino Zoologico di Napoli)
from Molinar Co

Record history
History of updates2012-02-10: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Location


Sofia is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Rome Zoo, in Italy.

Sofia arrived in 1972-09-19 to the Rome Zoo, relocated from the Turin Zoo (Zoo Torino), in Italy.

Sofia lives together with 1 other elephants at the Rome Zoo:
  1. Lakshmi born 1975


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Sofia was born wild 1970.


Comments / pictures

Previous locations Naples Zoo and import by Molinar, is not confirmed, but is most highly possible.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sofia, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Rome Zoo in Italy. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1274. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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