Malayka (Malajka) at Basel Zoo

† Malayka (Malajka)
ID Number:EEP Number: 7101 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Dead date: 2018-01-03
Death reason: euthanised: collapsed
Location:Basel Zoo
ArrivedBasel Zoo 1984-11-30 from Circus Knie
Circus Knie 1975-00-00
Born:1971 wild South Africa
Capture: 1974,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1992-03-20 -- † 1992-03-20 stillborn
Document updated2018-02-28: dead
Records about Malayka (Malajka) from EEPEuropean Studbook for African elephants state following records for the african elephant Malayka (Malajka):

7101 F ~ 1971 WILD WILD S.AFRICA ~ 1974 NONE Capture Malayka
CIRCUS ~ 1975 ______ Transfer
BASEL 30 Nov 1984 840010 Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for African elephants

Sources, among others

  • African Elephant Europe Regional EEP Studbook Dec. 31, 2012
    by Harald M. Schwammer, Sabine Fruehwirth
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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