Nelly
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) in Netherlands

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Nelly  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr2403

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 27 years old
Origin
Born:* 1924 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1933
Death
Dead: 1951-04-12
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), in Netherlands

Date of arrival

1941-05-01Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
from Nuremberg Zoo

1934-01-01Nuremberg Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

Record history
History of updates2012-06-16: eep records

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Nelly is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1951-04-12 at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), in Netherlands, .

Origin


Nelly was born wild 1924, captured 1933 .


Comments / pictures

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

2403 F ~ 1924 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1933 NONE Capture NELLY
L RUHE ~ 1933 NONE Transfer
NURNBERG 1 Jan 1934 M00516 Transfer
ROTTERDAM 1 May 1941 100203 Transfer
12 Apr 1951 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Nelly, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1534. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1951 deaths | 1924 births | EEP | 1933 captures | Elephants from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) | Netherlands | Asian elephants


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