Hella II
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Targu Mures Zoo in Romania

♀ Hella II

Identification

Chip id Number972000000117078
EEP nr8008

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* unknown
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Targu Mures Zoo, in Romania

Date of arrival

2014-10-28Targu Mures Zoo
from Budapest Zoo

1996-10-22Budapest Zoo
from Emmen Zoo

1980-11-21Emmen Zoo
from Werner Bode (Tierpark Gronau)

1978-10-18Werner Bode (Tierpark Gronau)
from Furuviksparken

Furuviksparken
from Cirkus Scala (Cirkus Rolando)

Record history
History of updates2009-01-19: typo
2009-12-11: management in free contact
2012-07-02: chip nr
2013-02-18: PC
2016-01-03: transfer
2020: correction, named to Hella II,

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Hella II is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Targu Mures Zoo, in Romania.

Hella II arrived in 2014-10-28 to the Targu Mures Zoo, relocated from the Budapest Zoo, in Hungary.

Hella II lives together with 1 other elephants at the Targu Mures Zoo:
  1. Tania born 1975


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Hella II was born unknown .


Comments / pictures

1973: Hella II was bought 1973 as replacement for the dead Hella I, and as Hella I named after Mrs. Helli Johansson, administrator at Cirkus Scala.

From Furuvik to Emmen she belonged to animal dealer Werner Bode, but she never stayed at Tierpark Gronau, but was transported directly to Zoo Emmen.

Microchipped at Budapest 2005-10-16 Transponder ID: 972000000117078

2012-10: Hella is in PC since october 2012.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Hella II, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Targu Mures Zoo in Romania. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=973. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Erland Axel Wadsten
  • Jonny Persson, Furuvik Zoo
  • Johan Vinberg, Sweden
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