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Maxine, A 48-Year-Old Asian Elephant, Has Been Euthanized at the Bronx Zoo

Maxine, a 48-year-old Asian elephant at the Bronx Zoo, was euthanized today after a progressive illness. Maxine was being treated for elevated liver and kidney enzymes and had experienced neurologic deterioration and generalized muscle weakness. The decision to euthanize her today was made when she was no longer able to eat.  READ MORE...

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