Oldest Indian Elephant Dies
One of the world's oldest elephants, Indira, has died aged 85-90 in India. The usual life expectancy for elephants is approximately 70 years.
Vet, Dr Vinay, said her diet was the secret to her long life which included "a lot of greens, paddy stock, raw rice, cane sugar and salt".
"Any elephant on a controlled and balanced diet with all the required ingredients is known to live long."
And in memory of old Indira:
How do you stop an herd of elephants from stampeding?
Make a trunk call and reverse the charge.
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