Raj Mangal at Chhatbir Zoo

Raj Mangal
Alternative name:Rajmangal
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 62 years old
Status:sick
Management:Free contact
Location:Chhatbir Zoo
ArrivedChhatbir Zoo 1997-00-00
Born:1956 wild
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 2000 -- † 2002 Seema
  2. (M) 2007-07-19 Rajveer (Rajbir)
Document updated2011-03-25: Birth, Text RE
2018-10-29: arrival, treated, lifted with crane
1997: Raj Mangal was brought to Chhatbir zoo in 1997

2018-10-27: treated from orthopaedic disorder in his hind limb and by bringing heavy nylon belts and slings, the elephant was made to stand with crane.

Sources, among others

  • http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Zoo-authorities-clueless-on-elephants-aggression/articleshow/7783589.cms
  • https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/ailing-elephant-70-made-to-stand-with-crane-to-take-food/articleshow/66408929.cms

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