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

Anjalee gets a bath from keeper Andrew Coers at the encloure in Niue where she
Anjalee gets a bath from keeper Andrew Coers at the encloure in Niue where she's in quantine before her arrival at Auckland Zoo

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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