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Ele­phants to leave NZ

- Animals · Good News · Wildlife · New Zealand · Auckland Region · Myanmar · Auckland Zoo

Auck­land Zoo has taken the “heart­break­ing de­ci­sion” to re­home its two fe­male ele­phants to an over­seas zoo. Burma and An­jalee have both been at the zoo since it be­gan try­ing to build a “sus­tain­able ele­phant fam­ily herd”. How­ever, chal­lenges be­yond the zoo’s con­trol mean they need to move on, Auck­land Zoo di­rec­tor Kevin Bur­ley says.

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