Photo of Tembo and Hero the elephants

48-Year-Old Elephant Euthanized at San Diego Zoo

SAN DIEGO — Tembo, a 48-year-old elephant, was euthanized at the San Diego Zoo after a sudden change in her health following longtime treatment for age-related ailments, the zoo announced Monday. “On Saturday, animal care staff noted a sudden change in Temb...
Kara the Elephant (courtesy Fresno Chaffee Zoo)

Fresno Loses A Big Resident

One of Fresno’s largest residents passed away Wednesday (June 7) at the age of 40. Kara, the Asian elephant housed at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo, was humanely euthanized by zookeepers following problems with osteoarthritis that affected her mobility. “While ...