Bhubaneswar, August 26 (LocalWire): Julie, a 10-year-old female elephant living in Nandankanan Zoo, died today afternoon after abdominal complications, bringing down the number of pachyderms in the zoological park to seven.
It was not keeping good health for quite some time and was under observation.
However, it did not respond to the medications and died today, said Jayant Kumar Das, deputy director, Nandankanan Zoo.
Of late ‘Julie’ had turned immobile and refused food. The zoo vets tried their level best to revive her, but failed, he said.
Julie was rescued from Dhenkanal forest area in 2009 as a two-month-old calf that got separated from the herd.