Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Walli  dead elephant
Walli in Whipsnade old elephant house 1971. Photo: *BRACK
Walli in Whipsnade old elephant house 1971. Photo: Christoffer Brack, Wüppertal, Germany. Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100073098771893
Alternative name: Vally, Valli


EEP nr5015


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus maximus
Sex and age:Female ♀ 24 years old
Born:* 1950 wild
Birth place: in Sri Lanka unspecified location
Dead: 1974-09-01
Death reason: accident: fell into dry moat
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

1950-07-20Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
from United Kingdom (England) unspecified location

United Kingdom (England) unspecified location
from Port of Colombo

Port of Colombo
from Sri Lanka unspecified location

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History of updates2021-10-28: picture

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† Walli is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1974-09-01 at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom, . Official death reason described as fell into dry moat.


Walli was born wild 1950 at Sri Lanka unspecified location.

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Shipped from Colombo, according to EEP studbook.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Walli, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 February 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2146. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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