Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Romeo at Fort Worth Zoo


♂ Romeo

Identification

SSP nr343

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1993-01-10 captive-born
Birth place: in Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm

Parents: Petely (Pete) x ♀ Alana
Offspring
Total: 5 babies

1. Born 2003-12-05
(dead † 2004-08-05)
Riccardo SSP id: 549

2. Born 2006-04-06 Mable SSP id: 644

3. Born 2012-08-13 Piper Local id: 24 SSP id: 739

4. Born 2012-12-15
(dead † 2016)
Nate SSP id: 744

5. Born 2013-06-27
(dead † 2015-01-25)
Mike SSP id: 765
Locations
Present / last location:Fort Worth Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2015-06-00Fort Worth Zoo
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm 1995-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm

Document updated2011-02-14: Management, Location RE

2012-02-22: text

2018-04-29: transferred to Fort Worth June 2015
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Description

Location


Romeo is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Fort Worth Zoo, in United States.

Romeo arrived Fort Worth Zoo 2015-06-00, relocated from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm, in United States.

In Fort Worth Zoo, Romeo lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Angel born 1988-12-30
  2. ,
  3. Belle (Bluebelle) born 2013-07-07
  4. ,
  5. Bluebonnet born 1998-12-16
  6. ,
  7. Bowie born 2013-08-05
  8. ,
  9. Casey born 1971
  10. ,
  11. Colonel Tusk (Boy) born 1991-04-04
  12. ,
  13. Rasha born 1971
  14. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 5 babies

  1. (M) 2003-12-05 -- † 2004-08-05 Riccardo SSP id: 549
  2. (F) 2006-04-06 Mable SSP id: 644
  3. (F) 2012-08-13 Piper Local id: 24 SSP id: 739
  4. (M) 2012-12-15 -- † 2016 Nate SSP id: 744
  5. (M) 2013-06-27 -- † 2015-01-25 Mike SSP id: 765

Origin


Romeo was born captive-born 1993-01-10 at Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm.

Parentage


Parents of Romeo are: ♂ Petely (Pete) (father) and ♀ Alana (mother).


Siblings through the father Petely (Pete):

  1. 1992-12-30(F) Juliet (Juliette)

Siblings through the mother Alana:

  1. 1997-05-08(M) Doc
  2. 2002-03-05(F) Asha
  3. 2005-06-01(M) Irvin
  4. 2010-04-03(F) April

Pedigree


Romeos ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Romeo

Sire:
Petely (Pete)

Born: 1966
Dead:

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Alana

Born: 1976
Dead:

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Romeo, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Fort Worth Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2396. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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