May 18, 2021

Lily, Oregon Zoo’s youngest elephant, dies suddenly from a virus

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By: Laura Goldman From Care2 The day before her sixth birthday, Lily, the youngest elephant in captivity at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, suddenly became very ill. The morning before that, a blood sample from Lily tested positive for low levels of the endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV) virus, a disease that progresses very quickly and can […]