Zambi (Jambi) an African savanna elephant at Mysore Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Zambi (Jambi)  



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Born:* 1965 wild
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Dead date: 2009-03-09
Death reason: disease: infection from injury; arthritis, after falling in dry moat
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1995 Richie Local id: 2
Present / last location:Mysore Zoo, in India

Date of Arrival
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1976-00-00Mysore Zoo

Document updated2009-03-14: Previous locations, Birth, Death, Text
2010-09-21: alt name
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† Zambi (Jambi) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Mysore Zoo, in India, of disease in 2009-03-09. Official death reason described as infection from injury; arthritis, after falling in dry moat. (see detailed list).


  1. (M) 1995 Richie Local id: 2


Zambi (Jambi) was born wild 1965.

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Brought from West Germany in 1976, Jambi gave birth to a male calf in 1994. In 2003, she was attacked by the calf's sire Timbo and fell into the exhibit's dry moat. Taking an injury to the lumbar region, she later developed arthritis, both contributing to her death.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Zambi (Jambi), an African savanna elephant at Mysore Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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