Azizah (Lay,Layang Layang) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

☨ Azizah (Lay,Layang Layang)
ID Number:EEP Number: 8403 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Dead date: 2018-02-00
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
ArrivalWhipsnade Wild Animal Park 2001-12-04
from London Zoo
Born:* 1984-04-00 wild Malaysia
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2004-09-25 -- † 2017-04-00 Euan (Toomai), EEP nr: 200406
  2. (M) 2008-01-17 -- † 2009-05-03 Donaldson (Riddle), EEP nr: 200801
  3. (M) 2011-10-18 Scott, EEP nr: 201110
  4. (M) 2014-09-16 Sam, EEP nr: 201410
Document updated2010-01-15: Previous locations, Text
2018-02-28: dead
Wildlife and National Parks in the Malaysian Government donated Layang Layang to the London Zoo as a diplomatic gift in October 1985.

On New Year's Eve 2009, Azizah knocked a handler into a tree during a routine walk. The keeper was hospitalized with bruising to his arm.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Azizah (Lay,Layang Layang), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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