Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Maliha at St Louis Zoo


♀ Maliha
Maliha & Ellie. St Louis Zoo 05/2008. Photo: © Ryan Easley
Maliha & Ellie. St Louis Zoo 05/2008. Photo: © Ryan Easley


Identification

SSP nr642

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2006-08-02 captive-born
Birth place: in St Louis Zoo
Birth weight 169.00 kgs, 371.80 lbs

Parents: Raja x ♀ Ellie
Locations
Present / last location:St Louis Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2006-08-02St Louis Zoo

Document updated2009-03-02: Text, Image
2010-05-26: text 2 herpes episodes
2011-02-22: SSP RE
Google map
Random literature
Description

Location


Maliha is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at St Louis Zoo, in United States.

Maliha arrived St Louis Zoo 2006-08-02,

In St Louis Zoo, Maliha lives together with 8 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Donna born 1971
  2. ,
  3. Ellie born 1971
  4. ,
  5. Jade born 2007-02-25
  6. ,
  7. Pearl born 1971
  8. ,
  9. Priya born 2013-04-26
  10. ,
  11. Raja born 1992-12-27
  12. ,
  13. Rani born 1996-07-05
  14. ,
  15. Sri born 1980
  16. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Maliha was born captive-born 2006-08-02 at St Louis Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Maliha are: ♂ Raja (father) and ♀ Ellie (mother).


Siblings through the father Raja:

  1. 2005-11-19 -- † 2005-11-19 (F) stillborn fetus still in utero
  2. 2007-02-25(F) Jade
  3. 2010-07-08 -- † 2010-07-08 (F) miscarriage
  4. 2011-06-24 -- † 2018-02-24 (F) Kenzi
  5. 2013-04-26(F) Priya
  6. 2020-07-06 -- † 2020-08-02 (M) Avi

Siblings through the mother Ellie:

  1. 1996-07-05(F) Rani
  2. 2010-07-08 - † 2010-07-08 (F) miscarriage
  3. 2013-04-26(F) Priya

Pedigree


Malihas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Maliha

Sire:
Raja

Born: 1992-12-27

Sire:
Onyx (Big Mac)

Born: 1962
Dead: 2002-05-22
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Pearl

Born: 1971
Dead: 2002-05-22
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Ellie

Born: 1971
Dead: 2002-05-22

Sire:


Born:
Dead: 2002-05-22
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:


Born:
Dead: 2002-05-22
Sire:
Dame:


Comments / pictures

In February 2009, after her half-sister Jade showed symptoms of the Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpes virus, Maliha also tested positive for the disease.

Maliha survived two viremia episodes, one with EEHV1B and later with EEHV1A



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Maliha, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at St Louis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=624. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:


Links

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

    Search more on the web for Maliha

    (The name Maliha is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)

  • elephant-news.com
  • Asianelephant.net
  • Billboard
  • Buckles Blog
  • circushistory.org
  • Elephant_Commentator
  • Elefanten-Fotolexikon.eu
  • elefanten.wikia
  • Google Internet search
  • Google Books
  • ZooChat



  • Categories2006 births | Elephants from St Louis Zoo | United States | Asian elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


    Elephant Encyclopedia and database
    ELEPHANT
    ENCYCLOPEDIA

    Established 1995
    ELEPHANT
    DATABASE
    Established 2006
    Search for keywords
    Your ip: 18.232.179.37