Dickerson Park Zoo's oldest elephant Connie, nicknamed Pinky, is battling kidney disease

 Elephant Collie Suffering from Kidney Disease: The Dickerson Park Zoo
Elephant Collie Suffering from Kidney Disease: The Dickerson Park Zoo's 50-year-old elephant, Connie, also known as Pinky, is suffering from a kidney disease. She has lost over 1,000 pounds and is on a special treatment.

2013-08-10 - Springfield, United States
Dickerson Park Zoo announced today that its oldest elephant, Connie, is battling kidney disease. She is not expected to recover. The estimated 50-year-old elephant - nicknamed “Pinky” - was born in the wild and came to the zoo in November 1981 from the Zoological Gardens in Abilene, Texas. She has exceeded the average life expectancy for an elephant cow, which is about 47 years.

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