Julie at Nandankanan Zoo

† Julie
Alternative name:Juliee
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 12 years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2019-08-26
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus and acute abdominal colic
Location:Nandankanan Zoo
ArrivalNandankanan Zoo
Born:2007? unknown
Document updated2013-10-05:
2019-09-09: dead
2020-04-23: confirmed herpes case
2019-08-27: Female elephant Julie passed away at the Nandankanan Zoological Park here on Monday, zoo authorities said. The elephant had been displaying the sign of acute abdominal colic from late afternoon on Monday that caused it physical discomfort and died by 7:09 pm during treatment. The cause of her death is, however, yet to be ascertained.

Julie was rescued from a forest in Dhenkanal Division at the age of two in May 2009 and was brought to Nandankanan Zoo, where she had been residing since then.

Sources, among others

  • http://newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Elephant-day-at-Nandankanan-zoo/2013/10/05/article1819802.ece
  • https://www.devdiscourse.com/article/national/647323-jumbo-julie-dies-at-odisha-zoo
  • https://www.indiablooms.com/health-details/W/4958/odisha-one-more-elephant-dies-of-herpes-virus-in-nandankanan-zoo.html

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