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*Calf born to African "Kwanza", Sosto Zoo, Hungary ** Female Asian Calf Qiyo born in Planckendael Zoo ***It's finally here! Global Sanctuary For Elephants has Land! ****Circus elephant Baby/Benjamin kills man and is relocated to Safari Park Stukenbrock in Germany ***** Elephant Jungle Sanctuary has enticed the owner of Kham Mee and baby boon to relocate his elephants from BEES to EJS
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 Rio Grande Zoo, Albuquerque, 7 Asians (2.5)
Space4Eles
Posted: May 10 2015, 04:54 AM


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5-year-old ABQ BioPark elephant dies from virus

The BioPark news release points out, the other members of the zoo’s elephant herd are not in danger however, 19-month-old calf Jazmine is under close watch by zookeepers.

http://www.kob.com/article/stories/s379151...ml#.VU8m7Ol0x9D

Checking the asianelephant.net database, I see that DAIZY's father is ALBERT (16) and JAZMINE's father is SAMSON (17).
Both bulls were born at African Lion Safari.

The zoo ought to stop being "devastated" (paragraph 8 on the kob.com link) and do the right thing - stop the breeding!


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"They need to move and have stimulation. They need to be browsing, foraging, socialising. They need to have reason for movement." Pat Derby, PAWS, on elephants' needs.
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