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www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/oldest-elephant

The oldest elephant ever was Lin Wang, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), who died on 26 February 2003 aged 86, at Taipei Zoo, Taiwan.Grandpa Lin, as he became known, carried supplies through the jungles of Myanmar (formerly Burma) for the Japanese army, during World War II.

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As of June 2014, the oldest living elephant is Lydia, owned by David Tesch, according to Elephant.se. Born in 1943, Lydia is 71 years old. The second-oldest living elephant, Shirley, owned by Wild Adventures, was born in 1944 and is 70 years old. Guinness World Records lists Lin Wang as the oldest elephant ever.

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lin wang the elephant (1917-2003) The average lifespan for an elephant can be anything from 50-70 years, but the oldest elephant ever was named Lin Wang, who died in a Taiwanese zoo at the ripe ...

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Inokashira Park Zoo is home to Japan's oldest elephant, Hanako, and is the zoo's most popular attraction.

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Satao was an African elephant that lived in Tsavo East National Park, one of the largest wildlife parks in the world with a large population of elephants. He was thought to have been born during the late 1960s and to have been at least 45 years old when he was killed.

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A Utah zoo and its remaining elephants are in mourning Saturday, when a very long-lived elephant was put down at 55-and-a-half years old, the zoo said. Dari was the oldest African elephant in ...

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One of Africa’s oldest elephants Satao II killed in Kenya by cruel poacher’s poisoned arrow. ... The elephant, believed to be about 50 years old, was beloved by visitors to the Tsavo National ...

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Japan’s Oldest Elephant ‘Hanako’ Dies At The Age Of 69 Japanese animal lovers were mourning the death of the country’s oldest elephant, Hanako, on Friday, who passed away “quietly ...

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Scientists have discovered fossilized remains of the oldest known elephant relative, dating back 60 million years. The fossils were found in Morocco. Called Eritherium azzouzorum, the animal would ...

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Lin Wang, an Asian elephant, was the oldest elephant in the Taipei Zoo. He was born in January 18, 1917, and died in February 26, 2003, at 86 years, surpassing the previous record of 84. Normally, elephants live up to 50 years, while their maximum lifespan is generally estimated at 70.