Maude (Melba)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Maude (Melba)  dead elephant


SSP nr74


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Body height: 2.59 meter, 8.5 feet
Body weight: 4181.82 kg, 9200.00 lbs
Born:* 1973 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2013-11-27
Death reason: disease: During a constipation treatment Maude collapsed
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), in United States

Date of arrival

2011-02-21Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
from Sanford Central Florida Zoological Park

1983-06-14Sanford Central Florida Zoological Park
from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa)

Record history
History of updates2012-04-07

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Maude (Melba) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2013-11-27 at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), in United States, . Official death reason described as During a constipation treatment Maude collapsed.


Maude (Melba) was born wild 1973.

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2013-11-27: On Wednesday morning Maude, a 41-year old Asian elephant at the popular South Miami-Dade attraction, died while receiving treatment for a severe digestive impaction. Essentially, Maude appears to have died of Constipation. During a treatment session at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Maude collapsed and passed away in less than a minute

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Maude (Melba), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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