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Howletts Wild Animal Park Kent fire crews rescue sick elephant at Howletts

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by ZooLeopard, 12 Feb 2011.

  1. ZooLeopard

    ZooLeopard Well-Known Member

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    BBC News - Kent fire crews rescue sick elephant at Howletts

     
  2. adrian1963

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    Hope everythings alright and she gets well soon
     
  3. Bubbles

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    There are some photos of the rescue in the Daily Mail on-line.. here
     
  4. Dallaspachyderm

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    Was there an elephant moving specialist there because they are going to move all of Jum's daughters to be bred with Kruger? To prevent incest.
     
  5. Jacobea

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    Seems to me it would be easier to move Jums rather than a whole herd of females, if they are indeed carrying out a swap.
     
  6. hantslad

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    Yes Roy Smith who,s an animal transport person was on site, dicussing the movement of some of the elephants.
     
  7. Jacobea

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    Seems a bit of a (pardon the pun) elephantine move if they are transferring the females instead of the one bull. I thought these days the preference was to keep mothers and daughters together?
     
  8. Yassa

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    It was just a question from Dallaspachyderm if they were going to move the daugthers. I don`t believe that will happen, I guess the move concerns Jums.