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Anjalee the elephant: Auckland zookeeper has spent 6 months to get her here

2015-04-11 - Niue, Niue

Anjalee arrived in Niue last month and will reside there in a purpose-built enclosure for around 90 days until biosecurity officials give her the all-clear. She was born in the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka. Her mother was rescued from the wild as a severely injured orphan, while her father was born at Pinnawala as part of its captive breeding programme. At two metres in height and weighing 1600kg, Anjalee has several years of growing yet to do and is significantly smaller than Burma...



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Auckland-bound elephant Anjalee arrives in Niue

2015-04-09 - Alofi, Niue

An eight-year-old elephant eventually to reside in Auckland Zoo has made her much anticipated journey from Sri Lanka to Niue. Anjalee is to be a companion for Burma at Auckland Zoo, but first requires completion of a three month quarantine period in Niue. Auckland Zoo staff has been preparing for Anjalee´s arrival in Niue for five years, and are very excited to see their hard work pay off when she flies in on a C-130 Hercules.



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Anjalee the elephant: Auckland zookeeper has spent 6 months to get her here
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Auckland-bound elephant Anjalee arrives in Niue