unknown at Rabat Zoo (Jardin Zoologique National de Rabat)

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) unknown at Rabat Zoo (Jardin Zoologique National de Rabat)

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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
People killed:1: A 7-year-old Moroccan girl
Location:Rabat Zoo (Jardin Zoologique National de Rabat)
ArrivedRabat Zoo (Jardin Zoologique National de Rabat)
Born: wild
Document updated2018-05-12: killed a girl with a stone 2016
2016-07-29: A 7-year-old Moroccan girl has died after a zoo elephant threw a rock at her.

The behavior of the female elephant was "abnormal" and needs to be understood, veterinarian Abderahim Salhi at the zoo said Friday.

Sources, among others

  • https://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/28/middleeast/elephant-kills-child-morocco/index.html
  • http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-rabat-zoo-seeks-answers-after-elephant-kills-girl-with-stone-2016-7?r=US&IR=T&IR=T

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