Zambi (Jambi)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Mysore Zoo in India

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Zambi (Jambi)  dead elephant



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Born:* 1965 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 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
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Mysore Zoo, in India

Date of arrival

1976-00-00Mysore Zoo
Record history
History of updates2009-03-14: 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 2009-03-09 at Mysore Zoo, in India, . Official death reason described as infection from injury; arthritis, after falling in dry moat.


  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.

Zambi (Jambi) in Mysore Zoo

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Zambi (Jambi), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Mysore Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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