Mali at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Mali at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)

Photo © Wayne Jackson, Canada
† Mali
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown years old
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
ArrivedSri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
from Anuradhapura forest
Born:1980 wild Sri Lanka
Document updated2009-11-25: 
2010-09-07: 
The Dwarf elephant, Mali, was a young Sri Lankan female that helped look after young calves that were rescued from gem pits or abandoned around the island.

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