Roma
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Rome Zoo in Italy

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Roma  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr4802

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Origin
Born:* 1948-08-06 captive-born
Birth place: in Rome Zoo

Parents: Romeo II x ♀ Giulietta II (Giulie)
Death
Dead: 1968-04-13
Death reason: disease: pneumonia
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Rome Zoo, in Italy

Date of arrival

1948-08-06Rome Zoo
Record history
History of updates2021-01-31

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Roma is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1968-04-13 at Rome Zoo, in Italy, . Official death reason described as pneumonia.

Origin


Roma was born captive-born 1948-08-06 at Rome Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Roma are: ♂ Romeo II (father) and ♀ Giulietta II (Giulie) (mother).

Siblings through the father Romeo II:

  1. 1950-09-02 -- † 1952-12-24 (M) Remo
  2. 1953-09-11 -- † 1953-09-11 (F) stillborn
  3. 1955-07-03 -- † 1955-12-31 (F) Zuma

Siblings through the mother Giulietta II (Giulie):

  1. 1950-09-02 - † 1952-12-24 (M) Remo
  2. 1953-09-11 - † 1953-09-11 (F) stillborn
  3. 1955-07-03 - † 1955-12-31 (F) Zuma

Pedigree


Romas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Giulietta II (Giulie)

Born: 1930

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Contradictory records:

EEG state death date 1968-04-12.

Roma was rejected by her mother, and heandreared by the elephant keepers, which was probably the first succesful handrearing ever, of a zoo born elephant.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Roma, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Rome Zoo in Italy. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=808. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
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