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Happy Birthday! Pregolja in Kaliningrad Zoo is 50 years old. An older elephant with a mixed life.

2020-10-12 - Kaliningrad, Russian Federation.

We dont know if she will get any presents. Lets just hope, that there is a dedicated elephant keeper there, who will try to make her happier today, than usually. Lets also hope that this keeper actually try to do do a descent work every day, and the fact that Pregolja is still living, and getting 50 years old, is an indication that she is taken good care of.


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Russian zoo insists elephant will stay despite global petition

2007-08-10 - Kaliningrad, Russian Federation.

Russian authorities rejected an international petition for an elephant being held in cramped conditions in Kaliningrad Zoo to be moved to the U.S., insisting the animal was in good health. The elephant was born at the Kaliningrad Zoo, in Russia's exclave on the Baltic, in 1970, and has lived there ever since. A spokesman for the local mayor's office said Friday: "Pregolja is the only Ceylon elephant in Russia, and this is one of the reasons why she will stay in the zoo," she said.


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2 Headlines about Elephants from Kaliningrad2020-10-12 - Kaliningrad, Russian Federation - Happy Birthday! Pregolja in Kaliningrad Zoo is 50 years old. An older elephant with a mixed life. 2007-08-10 - Kaliningrad, Russian Federation - Russian zoo insists elephant will stay despite global petition

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