Melbourne Zoo’s nine-year-old elephant Man Jai has died after a sudden illness.
The Asian elephant was diagnosed with an incurable disease on Monday after zookeepers noticed lethargy and swelling in his neck.
He received antiviral treatments for elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV), but his health rapidly declined and he died early Thursday morning.
“Man Jai was playful, joyful and adored by his herd and all who…
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