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Kashin
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Auckland Zoo in New Zealand

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Kashin  dead elephant
Photo ©: Jeremy Harris, Auckland, New Zealand<br />
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Photo ©: Jeremy Harris, Auckland, New Zealand

Identification

ASMP nr50

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Status:foot problems
Origin
Born:* 1968-12-10 unknown
Birth place: in Dusit Zoo (Khao Din)
Death
Dead: 2009-08-24
Death reason: euthanised: chronic arthritis / foot abscesses
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Auckland Zoo, in New Zealand

Date of arrival

1972-00-00Auckland Zoo
from St. Pauls Como Zoo

St. Pauls Como Zoo
from Dusit Zoo (Khao Din)

Record history
History of updates2009-08-24: Previous locations, Birth, Death, Text
2010-05-22: ASMP Nr, birth location

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Kashin is a dead foot problems Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2009-08-24 at Auckland Zoo, in New Zealand, . Official death reason described as chronic arthritis / foot abscesses.

Origin


Kashin was born unknown 1968-12-10 at Dusit Zoo (Khao Din).


Comments / pictures

In November 2008 the zoo celebrated Kashins 40th birthday. She was four years old when a bank sponsored her arrival from a Thailand wildlife facility to the Old Elephant House via jumbo jet.
According to Auckland Zoo senior vet Dr. Richard Jakob-Hoff, "She has suffered chronic Arthritis and foot abscesses for many years, and of late, she developed skin infections over her body that were not healing and reflected a breakdown in her inmmune systen. Despite being on pain relief, she was showing signs of being in pain. Kashin is such a spirited animal, it was clear to us that her condition had deteriorated." Her pigeon-toed Feet from youth pre-disposed her to foot conditions. Kashins death leaves the Auckland Zoo with one elephant, 26 year old Burma who arrived in 1990.
Kashin weighed 3.6 tonnes.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kashin, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Auckland Zoo in New Zealand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2019. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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