† K is a dead foot problems Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1964-11-26 at Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark, . Official death reason described as Anesthesia, Cardiovascular Trauma.
K was born wild 1923-10-09.
K Came together with Ø on the ship M/S Lalandia as a gift from Østasiatisk Kompagni (East asian company), therefore their strange names. When Ø was sold she lived the the rest of her life alone.
1957 in March problems with left frontleg. She was kept offhand and had anesthesia for foot care. She never recovered, and died the morning afterwards. On uterus was found myomas.
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