Malini an Asian elephant at Auckland Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Malini  
This photo was sourced from the book: A Tiger by the Tail by Derek Wood.
This photo was sourced from the book: A Tiger by the Tail by Derek Wood.


Identification

ASMP nr35

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 18 years old
Origin
Born:* 1953 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1971-02-27
Death reason: disease: officially pancreas problems
Locations
Present / last location:Auckland Zoo, in New Zealand

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1961-08-04Auckland Zoo

Document updated2010-05-23: arrival, death year
2013-08-30: death reasons
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Description

† Malini is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Auckland Zoo, in New Zealand, of disease in 1971-02-27. Official death reason described as officially pancreas problems. (see detailed list).

Origin


Malini was born wild 1953.


Comments / pictures

Unnofficially the death reason is that she ate a tin of paint.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Malini, an Asian elephant at Auckland Zoo in New Zealand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3413. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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