unknown at Kanan Pendari Zoo Park

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ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age: < 1 years old
Dead date: 2011-11-22
Death reason: disease: dehydration
Location:Kanan Pendari Zoo Park
ArrivedKanan Pendari Zoo Park 2011-11-05
Born:2011 wild
Capture: 2011,
Document updated2011-11-25: death


An elephant died at a zoo in Bilaspur district, forest officials said Wednesday.

A post-mortem report confirmed Wednesday that the one-and-half-month old elephant had died Tuesday at Kanan Pendari zoo, mainly due to dehydration.

Forest officials had brought the jumbo to Kanan Pendari Nov 5 in an injured condition from a forested area of Raigarh district after it got separated from its herd.

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  • http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=5618749

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