Alta (Maharani Indiri, Indi) at Endangered Ark Foundation

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Alta (Maharani Indiri, Indi) at Endangered Ark Foundation

Alta. Endangered Ark Foundation. Photo: © Vincent Manero
Alta (Maharani Indiri, Indi)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 738 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 54 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Endangered Ark Foundation
ArrivedEndangered Ark Foundation
from Carson and Barnes Circus
Carson and Barnes Circus 1974-00-00
from Ontario Zoological Park
Ontario Zoological Park 1964-10-15
from Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
Born:1964-07-11 wild India
Document updated2009-01-29: Previous locations, Text
2009-04-12:�Text, Image
2016-01-05: SSP nr
Upon her transfer to the Carson & Barnes Circus, Indi's name was changed to Alta. Her Mother was caught in the Mysore Roundup, India.

Isa, Lilly, Alta, Viola, and Margaret were babies about mid chest high when I took them to Mexico City in 1975 for Atayde Bros Circus. //Wade Burck
The Circus No-Spin Zone, Carson and Barnes Elephants, 01/28/2009

Records about Alta (Maharani Indiri, Indi) from SSPNorth American Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Alta (Maharani Indiri, Indi):

738 F 11-Jul-64 WILD WILD MYSORE 11-Jul-64 INDI Birth AKA Indiri?
WASAGA B 15-Oct-64 INDI Transfer
HUGO ~ 1974 ALTA Transfer

Source: SSP studbook for Asian elephants online

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