Zambi (Jambi) at Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)

† Zambi (Jambi)
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Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female 44 years
Dead date: 2009-03-09
Death reason: disease: infection from injury; arthritis, after falling in dry moat
Location:Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
ArrivedMysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens) 1976-00-00
Born:1965 wild
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 1995 Richi (Rechie, Rambo)
Document updated2009-03-14: Previous locations, Birth, Death, Text
2010-09-21: alt name
Brought from West Germany in 1976, Jambi gave birth to a male calf in 1994. In 2003, she was attacked by the calf's sire Timbo and fell into the exhibit's dry moat. Taking an injury to the lumbar region, she later developed arthritis, both contributing to her death.


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