The saddest elephant in the world named Flavia died in the 43 year of solitary confinement in the zoo of córdoba.
According to The Sun, the staff of the zoo sedated the animal March 1, in order to get rid of the torment caused by the deterioration of health status.
The female Asian elephant has settled in the zoo of the city of Cordoba in southern Spain in 1976 when she was only three years.
The saddest elephant in the world
According to some reports, Flavia also suffered from a severe form of depression. As suggested by zoologists, due to the fact that it tore off from their own herd at too young an age.
The way Flavia was used repeatedly in numerous campaigns against keeping elephants in cages and zoos.
Press Secretary Corboba on the environment Amparo Pernice said that it was “sad news” for the zoo, especially for those who cared about her.
“Over the past six months Flavia physical condition steadily deteriorated, but over the past two weeks things have only gotten worse,” — added the press Secretary.
Flavia in the zoo of Cordoba
At first Flavia was given sleeping pills, and then had another injection to put an end to her suffering.
Party against the cruel treatment of animals said that until the last moment has been working to rescue Flavia from captivity.
The experts from Belgium and France, which examined Flavius in January, said she has lived her entire life in confinement and loneliness and is a symbol of the sad life of animals in zoos.
“With the help of special audiovisual material we want to pay tribute to for what over 40 years Flavia was with us, taught to take care of her appearance and the environment”, — said representatives of the zoo.
An early photo of Flavia
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