Mali
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo) in United States

♀ Mali

Identification

SSP nr424

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 24 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1997-02-28 captive-born
Birth place: in Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)

Parents: Indy (Butch) x ♀ Targa
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2008-07-15 Chuck SSP id: 653

2. Born 2015-05-12
(dead † 2020-12-11)
Batu SSP id: 769? (unconfirmed)

3. Born 2019-01-15
(dead † 2020-12-08)
Ajay
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo), in United States

Date of arrival

2011-11-08Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)
from African Lion Safari

2006-05-09African Lion Safari
from Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2008-12-19: SSP, Notes, Source
2009-01-23: Previous locations
2011-11-10: transfered

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

Location


Mali is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo), in United States.

Mali arrived in 2011-11-08 to the Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo), relocated from the African Lion Safari, in Canada.

Mali lives together with 5 other elephants at the Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo):
  1. Doc born 1997-05-08
  2. Kirina born 1995-06-20
  3. Romani born 1976
  4. Siri born 1967
  5. Targa born 1983-11-23


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

Offspring


  1. (M) 2008-07-15 Chuck SSP id: 653
  2. (M) 2015-05-12 -- † 2020-12-11 Batu SSP id: 769? (unconfirmed)
  3. (M) 2019-01-15 -- † 2020-12-08 Ajay

Origin


Mali was born captive-born 1997-02-28 at Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo).

Parentage


Parents of Mali are: ♂ Indy (Butch) (father) and ♀ Targa (mother).

Siblings through the father Indy (Butch):

  1. 1990-05-12 -- † 1990-05-12 (M) stillborn
  2. 1991-07-10(M) Emmett (Tundi)
  3. 1993-12-14 -- † 1995-04-26 (F) Kumari
  4. 1995-06-20(F) Kirina
  5. 1996-07-05(F) Rani
  6. 2000-02-10 -- † 2003-04-12 (F) Preya
  7. 2001-05-06 -- † 2001-05-06 (F) stillborn
  8. 2005-07-31 -- † 2005-08-04 (M) Kedar
  9. 2006-06-08 -- † 2006-06-08 (F) stillborn

Siblings through the mother Targa:

  1. 2001-05-06 - † 2001-05-06 (F) stillborn
  2. 2005-07-31 - † 2005-08-04 (M) Kedar

Pedigree


Malis ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Mali

Sire (f):
Indy (Butch)

Born: 1971

Sire ff:


Born:
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:


Born:
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Targa

Born: 1983-11-23

Sire mf:
Vance (Matt)

Born: 1963
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Birka

Born: 1967
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:


Comments / pictures

On 15 July 2008, Mali gave birth to the first 3rd generation calf born in North America.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mali, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1735. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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