Roma II an Asian elephant at Paris Zoo Vincennes

 ☨ ♀ Roma II  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1934-01-03
Death reason: accident: burning fire in Paris stables
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1929-10-06
(dead † 1934-01-03)
August EEP id: 2901
Present / last location:Paris Zoo Vincennes, in France

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1932-00-00Paris Zoo Vincennes
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1928-00-00
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Document updated2009-11-11: alternative birth date
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† Roma II is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Paris Zoo Vincennes, in France, of accident in 1934-01-03. Official death reason described as burning fire in Paris stables. (see detailed list).


  1. (M) 1929-10-06 -- † 1934-01-03 August EEP id: 2901


Roma II was born wild .

Comments / pictures

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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Roma II, an Asian elephant at Paris Zoo Vincennes in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at (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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