Thongmee an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at FAE Elephant Hospital

☨ Thongmee
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 60 years old
Dead date: 2009-01-29
Death reason: disease: obstruction of intestines
Location:FAE Elephant Hospital
ArrivalFAE Elephant Hospital 2009-01-29
Born:* 1949 wild
Document updated2009-02-02: gender, reason of death
Thongmee had been fed with rice grains which should not be given to an elephant this age. Their digestion are poor. Everyone was up the whole night giving her intravenous.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Thongmee, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at FAE Elephant Hospital in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4614. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Soraida Salwala

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