Malini at Auckland Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) 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 (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 18 years old
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.

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  • http://www.zoobeat.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/2393

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