Maliha
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
St Louis Zoo in United States

♀ 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 - owners
Present / last location:St Louis Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2006-08-02St Louis Zoo
Record history
History of updates2009-03-02: Text, Image
2010-05-26: text 2 herpes episodes
2011-02-22: SSP RE

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

Location


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

Maliha arrived in 2006-08-02 to the St Louis Zoo, Maliha lives together with 8 other elephants at the St Louis Zoo:

  1. Donna born 1971
  2. Ellie born 1971
  3. Jade born 2007-02-25
  4. Pearl born 1971
  5. Priya born 2013-04-26
  6. Raja born 1992-12-27
  7. Rani born 1996-07-05
  8. Sri born 1980

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

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 (f):
Raja

Born: 1992-12-27

Sire ff:
Onyx (Big Mac)

Born: 1962
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Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Pearl

Born: 1971
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Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Ellie

Born: 1971

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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 list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Maliha, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at St Louis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=624. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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