Dihing at Kaziranga Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC)

† Dihing
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2012-04-08
Death reason: disease: severe hemorrhagic enteritis
Location:Kaziranga Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC)
ArrivedKaziranga Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC)
Document updated2012-04-17: dead
Dihing was found when he was only 6 months old near the Dihing River in the Tinsukia region.

2012-04-05: Dihing became very ill on the 5th and didn’t eat at all for the next two days.
2012_04-08: Sadly on the night of 8th April he passed away. A post-mortem showed severe hemorrhagic enteritis. Tissue samples have been sent for investigation and we are currently awaiting the results.

Sources, among others

  • http://animalworks.com.au/meet-the-orphans
  • http://animalworks.com.au/uncategorized/mixed-elephant-rhino-news-from-india

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