Imports of elephants from range countries are very difficult and expensive. If it was a fight, you would note more sarcastic jelousy, and less fact finding. This was also partly because they kept bulls in free contact, by means of the head elephant keeper Wolfgang Ramin, who had worked with the bulls before at Circus Knie. Wade, since you have a problem with that term Pygmy elephant, not only west african elephants are refered to as pygmy elephants, but also the Borneo subspecies of asian elephant, hence the confusion. Shara was at my Archiv. Like breeding Siberian and Bengal tigers together till they are the same species, wasn't a problem? They bought their first elephant in
It developed a rapidly progressive disease characterised by severe oedema, haemorrhage of mucosal membranes and cyanosis.
But have you ever heard of a moose safari drive-in? The collections of the former Rijksmuseums van Natuurlijke Historie now called simply "Naturalis" and ba. I just find it odd, if these "Pygmy" elephants are their own sub-species, and they are few in numbers, that they would breed one to a rather large Asian elephant. Absolutly, as it historically occured. And there is absolutely no reason for you to be proud of such a poor behaviour with regard to such inaccurate data.