Kelly an Asian elephant at Nuremberg Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Kelly  


EEP nr991


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 46 years old
Born:* 1899 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1945-04-01
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Nuremberg Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1939-05-09Nuremberg Zoo
from Firma Ruhe
Firma Ruhe 1938-00-00
from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo 1937-04-00
from Firma Ruhe

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† Kelly is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Nuremberg Zoo, in Germany, of from unknown reasons in 1945-04-01. (see detailed list).


Kelly was born wild 1899.

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

991 F ~ 1899 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1899 NONE Birth KELLY
L RUHE ~ 1937 NONE Transfer
HANNOVER ~ Apr 1937 VII49 Transfer
L RUHE ~ 1938 NONE Transfer
NURNBERG 9 May 1939 M00523 Transfer
1 Apr 1945 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kelly, an Asian elephant at Nuremberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 June 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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