Bijlee (Ramkali, Ramu) an Asian elephant at Rati Ram Maharaj Goswami

 ☨ ♀ Bijlee (Ramkali, Ramu)  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 54 years old
Status:foot problems
Born:* 1959
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Dead date: 2013-06-30
Death reason: disease: osteoarthritis
Present / last location:Rati Ram Maharaj Goswami, in India

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† Bijlee (Ramkali, Ramu) is a dead foot problems Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Rati Ram Maharaj Goswami, in India, of disease in 2013-06-30. Official death reason described as osteoarthritis. (see detailed list).


Bijlee (Ramkali, Ramu) was born 1959.

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2013-06-11: Collapsed on the Bhandup-Mulund Link Road near Wockhardt Hospital.
2013-06-22: Located at at Raja Industrial Estate, Mulund since the past 11 days, Bijlee, 54, was being kept strapped on a crane as she cannot stand or sit due to weak hind leg bones. Among other things, Bijlee is suffering from arthritis and cannot walk due to a large maggot-infested wound.
2013-06-30: She passed away early this morning at about 6 AM.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Bijlee (Ramkali, Ramu), an Asian elephant at Rati Ram Maharaj Goswami in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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