Malini at Auckland Zoo

Female Asian elephant Malini at Auckland Zoo

This photo was sourced from the book: A Tiger by the Tail by Derek Wood.
† Malini
ID Number:   ASMP Number: 35 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 18 years
Dead date: 1971-02-27
Death reason: disease: officially pancreas problems
Location:Auckland Zoo
ArrivedAuckland Zoo 1961-08-04
Born:1953 wild India
Document updated2010-05-23: arrival, death year
2013-08-30: death reasons
Unnofficially the death reason is that she ate a tin of paint.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.zoobeat.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/2393
  • Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2004) compiled by David Pepper-Edwards, Australia

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