Maliha an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at St Louis Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Maliha at St Louis Zoo

Maliha & Ellie. St Louis Zoo 05/2008. Photo: © Ryan Easley
Maliha
ID Number:   SSP Number: 642 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:St Louis Zoo
ArrivalSt Louis Zoo 2006-08-02
Born:* 2006-08-02 captive-born
in St Louis Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 169.00 kgs, 371.80 lbs
Parents: Raja x Ellie
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
Malihas pedigree:
P I II III

Maliha

Sire:
Raja

Sire:
Onyx (Big Mac)
Sire:
Dame:
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Pearl
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Dame:
Ellie

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

Koehl, D., (2020). Maliha, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at St Louis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=624. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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