Mali
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) in Sri Lanka

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Mali  dead elephant
Photo © Wayne Jackson, Canada
Photo © Wayne Jackson, Canada

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1980 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead:
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Pinnawala elephant orphanage
from Anuradhapura forest

Record history
History of updates2009-11-25: 
2010-09-07: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Mali is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka, .

Origin


Mali was born wild 1980.


Comments / pictures

The Dwarf elephant, Mali, was a young Sri Lankan female that helped look after young calves that were rescued from gem pits or abandoned around the island.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mali, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5439. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Wayne Jackson, Canada
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