Marcella (Tara) an Asian elephant at Blackpool Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Marcella (Tara)  

Identification

EEP nr7013

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Origin
Born:* 1972 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2014-07-08
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations
Present / last location:Blackpool Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1999-10-25Blackpool Zoo
from Berlin Circus Union

Document updated2016-01-03: death records
2018-05-30: link to EleWiki submitted
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Description

† Marcella (Tara) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Blackpool Zoo, in United Kingdom, of euthanised in 2014-07-08. (see detailed list).

Origin


Marcella (Tara) was born wild 1972.


Comments / pictures

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Marcella (Tara), an Asian elephant at Blackpool Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1808. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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