Asian elephant


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Asian elephant

n.
An elephant (Elaphas maximus) native to South and Southeast Asia, having smaller ears than African elephants, with the females usually having no tusks.
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Two-year-old Asian elephant Indali Hi Way was left fighting for life earlier this year after a blood test revealed she had developed Elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV).
Two-year-old Asian elephant calf, Indali Hi Way, is thriving at Chester Zoo having fought off the EEHV virus
WESTERN cultures have a serious problem with Asian elephant tourism.
Save the Asian Elephant chief executive Duncan McNair added: "Whilst Beecham House is set in a bygone era, we condemn the riding of elephants.
Indali Hi Way, a two-yearold Asian elephant, contracted the deadly EEHV virus, which threatens the elephant population globally A large team of specialists from around the UK worked around the clock at the zoo for more than two weeks nursing her back to health.
She is thought to be a rare case of an Asian elephant surviving the potentially lethal illness and experts described it as 'a momentous, historic step for Chester Zoo and for global Asian elephant conservation'.
All four of the African elephants are at zoos in Karachi, while the Asian elephant is housed at Islamabad Zoo.
ake Clunes in painful' saddle " Save the Asian Elephants agreed, saying it was "regrettable" that Clunes was seen "clambering on a captive Asian elephant with its keeper, with apparent approval".
Since 2015, Church and his fellow scientists have been working to isolate the mammoth genes and splice them into the DNA of an Asian elephant, the closest living relative to the woolly mammoth.
The award for making a significant contribution to the cause of conservation of Asian elephant was given to Mr.
According to zoo officials Monday, the Asian elephant named Kanto died about 4 p.m.

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