Malaika an African savanna elephant at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

♀ Malaika


SSP nr240


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 35 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1986 wild
Birth place:
Present / last location:Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2008-12-13Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
from Carlisle Wild Animal Park
Carlisle Wild Animal Park 1988-01-25
from Premier Wildlife Ranch

Document updated2009-03-17: Source RE
2010-06-12: FC
2011-06-11: Management RE
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Malaika is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, in United States.

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

In Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Malaika lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Jambo born 1983
  2. ,
  3. Kimba born 1977
  4. ,
  5. Kimba Lou born 1982
  6. ,
  7. Lucky born 1980
  8. ,
  9. Missy born 1969
  10. , (see detailed list).


Malaika was born wild 1986.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Malaika, an African savanna elephant at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 June 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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