stillborn at Y Sor Hra

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) stillborn at Y Sor Hra

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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1 years old
Body weight: 90.00 kg, 198.00 lbs
Dead date: 2017-10-08,
Death reason: stillborn: Suffocated in the vulva due to the very long birth proces
Location:Y Sor Hra
ArrivedY Sor Hra 2017-10-08
Born:2017-10-08 captive-born in
Y Sor Hra
Parents: x Bun Nang
Siblings through the mother Bun Nang:
  1. (unknown) unknown
stillborns pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2017-10-18: stillborn
2018-05-11: text, picture
2018-10-25: death reason
The first domesticated elephant in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak gave birth to the first baby on October 8.

She delivered a calf that died within minutes after it was born alive. Suffocated in the vulva due to the very long birth proces in this relatively old cow.

Sources, among others

  • http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/environment/187988/domesticated-elephant-s-first-baby-dies.html
  • https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/stillbirth-of-baby-elephant-crushes-vietnam-s-30-year-hopes-of-reviving-domesticated-herd-3653083.html
  • Willem Schaftenaar, Netherlands

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