Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Safari Park Richter in Hungary

♀ Nellie



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1971 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Safari Park Richter, in Hungary

Date of arrival

2022-09-02Safari Park Richter
from Cirque La Piste aux Etoiles (Roger Falck)

Cirque La Piste aux Etoiles (Roger Falck)
from Circus Hoffman

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Nellie is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Safari Park Richter, in Hungary.

Nellie arrived in 2022-09-02 to the Safari Park Richter, relocated from the Cirque La Piste aux Etoiles (Roger Falck), in France.


Nellie lives together with 6 other elephants at the Safari Park Richter:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Bridget born 1971
  2. Lilly
  3. Limara (Mara)
  4. Suleika (Leika, Laika)
  5. Szandra (Sandra) born 1975
  6. Temba


Nellie was born wild 1971.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Nellie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Safari Park Richter in Hungary. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 March 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Survey 2008 - Elephants in European circuses published by European Elephant Group: Tobias Dornbusch, Jürgen Schilfarth

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