Elephant death devastates Chinese town Zhengzhou

1999-01-22 - Zhengzhou, China.

The central Chinese city of Zhengzhou is mourning the death of a much-loved elephant, called Luwen, at the local zoo.

The BBC's Carrie Gracie in Beijing: "Daily health bulletins made top news on local television" Thirty keepers and vets from across China struggled to save her, but the 25-year-old Burmese elephant died of stomach problems after lying on her side for a month.

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