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Aug 30 National Zoological Park Baby Elephant Jayathu Receives Pat from President Ronald Reagan

Aug 30 Allergic Reaction Causes Death of Young Asian Elephant

 

Aug 30 Allergic Reaction Causes Death of Young Asian Elephant

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Year: 
1984
Month: 
august
Day: 
30
Date: 
Thu, 1984-08-30

Jayathu, an Asian elephant dies, apparently suffering an allergic reaction to her infant formula. She was presented to President Ronald Reagan as a gift from J.R. Jayawardene of Sri Lanka and arrived at the National Zoological Park on June 12, 1984.