Ashwathama at Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo

† Ashwathama
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 8 years old
Dead date: 2017-10-00
Death reason: disease: acute pneumonia
Location:Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
ArrivedBannerghatta Biological Park Zoo 2011-05-00
Born:2009 wild
Document updated2018-03-14: death
Officials with the department said the elephant fell sick after it entered a water body in the Bannerghatta forest vicinity and started suffering from various ailments. "The cause of death is acute pneumonia and respiratory arrest. The visceral samples are collected and sent to The Institute of Animal Health and Veterinary Biologicals (IAH&VB) for final diagnosis," said an official.

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