Bandung Zoo Closed as Sumateran Elephant Dies From Neglect

A 34-year-old Sumateran elephant mysteriously died at the Bandung Zoo in West Java on Wednesday afternoon (11/05). The elephant, named Yani, had lain prone on the ground for more than a week and was found dead with bruises on its body. The zoo has now been temporarily closed as officials began an investigation into the mysterious death.

West Java Natural Resources Conservation Agency head Sylvana Ratina told reporters the Sumateran elephant died at around 6 p.m. on Wednesday.[…]

Source: Bandung Zoo Closed as Sumateran Elephant Dies From Neglect | Jakarta Globe

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