unknown an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Guwahati Zoo (Assam Zoo)

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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 13 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Guwahati Zoo (Assam Zoo)
ArrivalGuwahati Zoo (Assam Zoo) 2008-01-06
from Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary
Born:* 2007-12-00 wild India
Document updated2010-09-26
The calf, together with her mother, was apparently abandoned by the herd after the mother had suffered a serious leg injury, resulting probably from an accidental fall. The calf had no signs of injury but was extremely weak as it had not been able to feed on mother’s milk for several days.

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Koehl, D., (2020). unknown, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Guwahati Zoo (Assam Zoo) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3398. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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