Circus elephant in Ireland died from heart attack after being hassled by dogs

2007-08-07 - Ulster, Ireland. Victoria OHara

The USPCA last night confirmed they were investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an elephant which was part of a circus touring Ulster. It is understood Kenya, an African elephant, died from a heart attack after being harassed by dogs recently. It is unclear exactly where the incident occurred, but it is understood the animal died within the last two weeks. Mr Wilson said a post-mortem was carried out by a local vet after the elephant had died from a heart attack. "The explanati...

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