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Dakshayani, thought to be the world's oldest elephant in captivity, has died at the age of 88 in India. Given the title Gaja Muthassi or elephant granny, Dakshayani took part in temple rituals and ...

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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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Here are 12 of the world's oldest animals, ranked by age. 1 / ... At the time of his death in 2003, he held the Guinness World Record for being the oldest elephant in captivity.

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Dakshayani, thought to be the world’s oldest elephant in captivity, has died at the age of 88 in India. Dakshayani was given the title Gaja Muthassi or elephant granny. Keepers started feeding her pineapples and carrots in recent years after she began to have trouble moving around. She had not taken part in any public […]

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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 ...

www.dailynews.lk/2019/02/08/world/176976/oldest-known-elephant...

Dakshayani, thought to be the world's oldest elephant in captivity, has died at the age of 88 in India. Given the title Gaja Muthassi or elephant granny, Dakshayani took part in temple rituals and processions at the Chengalloor Mahadeva Temple in the southern state of Kerala.

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6 Amazing Animals That Practically Lived Forever. BY Kathy Benjamin ... but the oldest elephant ever was named Lin Wang, who died in a Taiwanese zoo at the ripe old age of 86. ... Tish was awarded ...

www.sundayobserver.lk/2019/03/03/junior/world’s-oldest-elephant...

Dakshayani, thought to be the world’s oldest elephant in captivity, has died at the age of 88 in India. Dakshayani was given the title Gaja Muthassi or elephant granny.Keepers started feeding her pineapples and carrots in recent years after she found it difficult to move around. She had not taken part in any public event for several years.

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The oldest elephant in captivity recognised by Guinness World Records was aged 86 - Lin Wang, another Asian elephant which died in 2003 in a Taiwan zoo. Captive elephants have a life expectancy of ...