Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
unknown at New Delhi Zoo


 ☨ ♂ unknown  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Status:confiscated
Origin
Born:* 1996 unknown
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2007-03-08
Death reason: disease: Anorexia, spastic paralysis, fluid in lower jaws
Locations
Present / last location:New Delhi Zoo, in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2006-00-00New Delhi Zoo

Document updated0000-00-00
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Description

† unknown is a dead confiscated Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at New Delhi Zoo, in India, from disease 2007-03-08. Official death reason described as Anorexia, spastic paralysis, fluid in lower jaws. (see detailed list).

Origin


unknown was born unknown 1996.


Comments / pictures

The young elephant was rescued 2006 from Kaithal in Haryana, and died at the Delhi Zoo 2007-03-08 a few hours after doctors had decided to put down the animal. The elephant was suffering from spastic paralysis on his forelegs and fluid in his lower jaws had caused swelling. The Zoo decided to euthanise the elephant but by 4.30 pm the elephant expired.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). unknown, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at New Delhi Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2130. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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