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The Birthday of the female elephant born in Odessa is celebrated in Kharkov

Today, the Birthday of female elephant born in Odessa is celebrated in Kharkov.

Today, on July, 19, the female elephant Tendy became 8 years old. She was born in Odessa, but lives in Kharkov zoo at the moment. became old. She was , but lives in Kharkov zoo at the moment.

“Evening Kharkov ” (“Vecherniy Kharkov”) newspaper announces, that Tendy’s birthday is a traditional public holiday in the city.

The name “Tendy” appeared as a result of the cub’s parents’ names – Wendy and Taruna - mix. The 1697.6 pounds cub moved to Kharkov in 2002.

 Now, 6’26” 4409-pounder feels good in her new home and even has a friend – Aun Nein Lei (Born to Win in Birman) male elephant born in Emmen zoo(the Netherlands). Now, the Kharkov zoo managers are carrying out negotiations of one more young female purchasing to create a group natural for the elephants.

The animals are fed 6 times a day, and each of them gets 11 pounds of bread, 22 pounds of hay, 33 pounds of fresh branches, 44 pounds of vegetables and fruits, 110 pounds of grass, up to 100 l of purified water and are fattened up with minerals and vitamins, salt and chalk.


 


 


 




 




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