Saheli (Sahaily, Menika) an Asian elephant at Islamabad Marghazar Zoo

☨ Saheli (Sahaily, Menika)
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Status:foot problems
Dead date: 2012-05-01
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Islamabad Marghazar Zoo
ArrivalIslamabad Marghazar Zoo 1991-00-00
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) 1991-00-00
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Born:* 1989 wild Sri Lanka
Imported:1991
Document updated2012-02-03: previous locations
In Sri Lanka her name was Menika.

1992: The elephant was donated by Bangladeshi Prime Minister Begum Khalida Zia
2012-04-29: The female elephant ailed suddenly on Sunday morning and was unable to stand up. CDA even used a crane to help her stand on her feet, but in vain.
2012-05-01: Improvement on Tuesday morning, ate some watermelons, bananas and drank milk., but later collapsed and died.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Saheli (Sahaily, Menika), an Asian at Islamabad Marghazar Zoo in Pakistan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2270. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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