Female Elephant Julie Dies At Nandankanan Zoological Park

26 August 2019

Snigdha Chandan Das

Bhubaneswar: Acute abdominal pain led to the death of female elephant Julie on Monday evening at the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar.

Reportedly, Julie has accepted less food since yesterday and was showing sign of acute pain causing physical discomfort from around 2 PM today.

While vets of the Zoological Park were attending her, she breathed her last during treatment. Exact cause of her death will be ascertained after post-mortem tomorrow.

Julie was two months old when she was rescued from Dhenkanal Division and arrived at Nandankanan on May 31, 2009.