Maude (Melba) an Asian elephant at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)


 ☨ ♀ Maude (Melba)  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (74)
Body height: 2.59 meter, 8.5 feet
Body weight: 4181.82 kg, 9200.00 lbs
Origin
Born:* 1973 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2013-11-27
Death reason: disease: During a constipation treatment Maude collapsed
Locations
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
Sanford Central Florida Zoological Park 1983-06-14
from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa)

Document updated2011-02-24: transfer
2011-03-03: Corrected transfer date, Size RE
2013-12-01: death
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† Maude (Melba) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo), in United States, disease in 2013-11-27, During a constipation treatment Maude collapsed(see detailed list).

Origin


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 listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Maude (Melba), an Asian at Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=903. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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