Roma II an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Paris Zoo Vincennes

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Roma II at Paris Zoo Vincennes

☨ Roma II
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Dead date: 1934-01-03
Death reason: accident: burning fire in Paris stables
Location:Paris Zoo Vincennes
ArrivalParis Zoo Vincennes 1932-00-00
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1928-00-00
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Born:* wild
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 1929-10-06 -- † 1934-01-03 August, EEP nr: 2901
Document updated2009-11-11: alternative birth date
Contradictory records:
According to Page 70, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf, the birth occured at 1929-12-03.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Roma II, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Paris Zoo Vincennes in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1360. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Page 70, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf

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