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Record: the Asian elephant in India at the age of 88, died
Animals, An Asian elephant in captivity lived, in India, at the blessed age of 88 years died. That the owner, organization, Travancore Devaswom Board, today announced. The pachyderm by the name Dakshayani was given the honorary title "Gaja Muthassi" ("elephant grandmother") and assumed for decades to be part of the rituals and processions of a hindu temple in the South Indian state of Keralade. The animal gave Tuesday the spirit after a while refused even to eat, said veterinary surgeon T. Rajeev.

The average age of a wild Asian elephant hovers around 60 years, generally less than a copy in captivity lives. The oldest captive elephant from the Guinness Book of Records was 86 years, and was an Asian elephant who, in 2003, in a zoo in Taiwan died.

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The vets of Dakshayani had the past few years, pineapples and carrots in her diet was introduced to her health to improve after they have movement problems got, probably as a result of a decrease in her vision. "The last three years she has not participated in a tempelprogramma or public event," said Rajeev. the

The Asian elephant is by the international union for conservation of nature (IUCN) as an endangered species is considered. According to the experts life 15,000 of them -a third of their remaining population into captivity. India has 2.404 elephants in captivity, according to a count last month was released.

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