Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini) in United States

♀ Shell
Alternative name: Schell, Tummy III, Tumthong III


SSP nr448


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 55 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1966 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini), in United States

Date of arrival

Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini)
from Tarzan Zerbini Circus

1988-09-13Tarzan Zerbini Circus
from Gee Gee Engesser

1979-00-00Gee Gee Engesser
from Bucky Steele

1971-10-15Bucky Steele
from Indianapolis Zoo

Record history
History of updates2014-05-28: Previous locations, Name, Article RE
2018-08-08: transferred Two Tail

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Shell is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located with the private owner Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini), in United States.

Shell arrived to Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini) unknown date, relocated from Tarzan Zerbini Circus, in United States.

Shell lives together with 6 other elephants at the private owner Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini):
  1. Bunny II born 1972
  2. Luke (Sabu) born 1985-11-24
  3. Marie born 1973
  4. Patty
  5. Roxie born 1965
  6. Tika

See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Shell was born wild 1966.

Comments / pictures

01/1987 to 04/1987 - 2 months at Miami MetroZoo ( Roxie, Schell )

Article and Image at ShowMe Elephants: "Washington Park Children's Zoo - Indianapolis"

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Shell, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 October 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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