Luna an Asian elephant at Mathura Elephant Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India)



 ☨ ♀ Luna  


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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
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Born:* wild
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Death
Dead date: 2019-03-30
Death reason: disease: multiple health issues: arthritis and stifle hip joints
Locations
Present / last location:Mathura Elephant Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India), in India

Date of Arrival

2019-01-31Mathura Elephant Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India)

Document updated2020-09-12
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† Luna is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Mathura Elephant Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India), in India, disease in 2019-03-30, multiple health issues: arthritis and stifle hip joints(see detailed list).

Origin


Luna was born wild .


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Right before she was being loaded onto the Wildlife SOS Elephant Ambulance, her feet gave away and a crane had to be mobilised to help her back on her feet.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Luna, an Asian at Mathura Elephant Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=8316. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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