Minoti
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Natal Zoo Lion Park in South Africa

♀ Minoti

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1970 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1972
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Natal Zoo Lion Park, in South Africa

Date of arrival

Natal Zoo Lion Park
from Brian Boswells Circus

1979-00-00Brian Boswells Circus
from Circus Chipperfield

Record history
History of updates2010-06-09: origin.

Latest document update2020-10-30 08:48:34
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Biography

Location


Minoti is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Natal Zoo Lion Park, in South Africa.

Minoti arrived Natal Zoo Lion Park unknown date, relocated from Brian Boswells Circus, in South Africa.

In Natal Zoo Lion Park, Minoti lives together with 2 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Jackie born 1954
  2. Jasmine born 1954


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Origin


Minoti was born wild 1970. and imported 1972


Comments / pictures

Imported from Bangalore.

Imported into the UK in 1972 and then exported by sea from the UK to Australia in 1979. En route there were problems with Veterinary papers caused by the ship docking in Durban, South Africa, so Minoti was off-loaded and taken to the Natal Lion Park in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Minoti, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Natal Zoo Lion Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5438. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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