Maia an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Asuncion Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Maia at Asuncion Zoo

☨ Maia
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Dead date: 2020-02-08
Death reason: age: heart failure
People killed:1: Guillermo Gonzalez
Location:Asuncion Zoo
ArrivalAsuncion Zoo
Born:* 1971 wild
Document updated2020-03-20 death report
1972: arrived in Paraguay
2006: The female elephant Maya in Asuncion Zoo killed Guillermo Gonzalez in january 2006, a teenage visitor that went into her enclosure in order to feed her a Mango.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Maia, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Asuncion Zoo in Paraguay. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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