Bella an Asian elephant at Houston Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Bella  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Id numberSSP Number: (552)
Origin
Born:* 2004-08-17 captive-born
Birth place: in Houston Zoo

Parents: Thai (Thailand) x ♀ Shanti
Death
Dead date: 2005-04-15
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Houston Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2004-08-17Houston Zoo

Document updated2009-01-26: New elephant
2009-02-28: death reason
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Description

† Bella is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Houston Zoo, in United States, of from unknown reasons in 2005-04-15. (see detailed list).

Origin


Bella was born captive-born 2004-08-17 at Houston Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Bella are: ♂ Thai (Thailand) (father) and ♀ Shanti (mother).


Siblings through the father Thai (Thailand):

  1. (F) stillborn
  2. 1983-04-21 -- † 1983-05-17 (F) Shani
  3. 1984-02-01 -- † 1988-08-26 (M) Bopper (Beau Thai)
  4. 1984-12-18 -- † 1984-12-18 (F) stillborn
  5. 1987-12-31 -- † 1998-08-30 (M) Kiba
  6. 1988-12-07 -- † 1991-09-02 (F) Pearl
  7. 1991-07-17 -- † 2004-09-05 (F) Kimba
  8. 1991-10-25 -- † 1991-10-25 (F) stillborn
  9. 1993-07-27 -- † 1993-07-27 () stillborn
  10. 1993-12-29 -- † 2000-01-01 (F) Singgah
  11. 1995-07-28 -- † 1995-07-28 () stillborn
  12. 2003-12-28 -- † 2003-12-29 (F) none
  13. 2006-10-01 -- † 2008-11-09 (M) Mac
  14. 2010-05-04(M) Baylor
  15. 2010-10-03(F) Tupelo
  16. 2014-02-08(M) Duncan
  17. 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
  18. 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
  19. 2018-06-17(F) Tilly

Siblings through the mother Shanti:

  1. 2006-10-01 - † 2008-11-09 (M) Mac
  2. 2010-05-04(M) Baylor
  3. 2014-02-08(M) Duncan
  4. 2017-07-12(F) Joy
  5. 2020-05-12(M) Nelson

Pedigree


Bellas pedigree:
P I II III

Bella

Sire:
Thai (Thailand)

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Shanti

Sire:
Onyx (Big Mac)
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Bozie
Sire:
Dame:


Comments / pictures

Shanti was first bred at 11 years old by Thai in the summer of 2002. She gave birth at age 13 to Bella.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Bella, an Asian at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4584. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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