Jewel (Cutie) an Asian elephant at Little Rock Zoological Gardens Description † Jewel (Cutie) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, ( Elephas maximus), who died at Little Rock Zoological Gardens, in United States, euthanised in 2013-09-08?, arthritis and severe musculoskeletal problems, Necropsy positive for Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)(see detailed list). Origin
Jewel (Cutie) was born wild
1952. Comments / pictures
Jewel was euthanized after staff members discovered her lying on her side, unable to get up. Necropsy results showed that tissue from the elephant tested positive for tuberculosis, though the official cause of death will be listed as euthanasia due to arthritis and severe musculoskeletal problems, the zoo said.
Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Jewel (Cutie), an Asian at Little Rock Zoological Gardens in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=547. ( archived at the Wayback machine) Sources used for this article is among others:
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