Bella an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Houston Zoo

☨ Bella
ID Number:   SSP Number: 552 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 850 Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 883 0 years old
Dead date: 2005-04-15
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Houston Zoo
ArrivalHouston Zoo 2004-08-17
Born:* 2004-08-17 captive-born
in Houston Zoo
Parents: Thai (Thailand) x Shanti
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
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:
Document updated2009-01-26: New elephant
2009-02-28: death reason
Shanti was first bred at 11 years old by Thai in the summer of 2002. She gave birth at age 13 to Bella.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Bella, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4584. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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