Malayka (Malajka) an African savanna elephant at Basel Zoo

☨ Malayka (Malajka)
ID nr:EEP Number: 7101 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Dead date: 2018-01-03
Death reason: euthanised: collapsed
Location:Basel Zoo
ArrivalBasel Zoo 1984-11-30 from Circus Knie
Born:* 1971 wild South Africa
Capture: 1974 ,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1992-03-20 -- † 1992-03-20 stillborn
Document updated2018-02-28: dead
Records about Malayka (Malajka) from EEPEuropean Studbook for African elephants state following records for the african elephant Malayka (Malajka):

7101 F ~ 1971 WILD WILD S.AFRICA ~ 1974 NONE Capture Malayka
CIRCUS ~ 1975 ______ Transfer
BASEL 30 Nov 1984 840010 Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for African elephants

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Koehl, D., (2020). Malayka (Malajka), an African savanna at Basel Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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