African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in United States

♀ Malaika


SSP nr240


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1986 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2008-12-13Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
from Carlisle Wild Animal Park

1988-01-25Carlisle Wild Animal Park
from Premier Wildlife Ranch

Record history
History of updates2009-03-17: Source RE
2010-06-12: FC
2011-06-11: Management RE
2011-12-08: pc

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Malaika is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, in United States.

Malaika arrived in 2008-12-13 to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, relocated from the Carlisle Wild Animal Park, in United States.

Malaika lives together with 5 other elephants at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo:
  1. Jambo born 1983
  2. Kimba born 1977
  3. Kimba Lou born 1982
  4. Lucky born 1980
  5. Missy born 1969

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Malaika was born wild 1986.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Malaika, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 March 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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