• Sheena, the Phoenix Zoo's Elderly Asian Elephant, Passes Away

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    Sheena, the Phoenix Zoo's Elderly Asian Elephant, Passes Away
    November 22, 2021
    It is with a heavy heart that we let you know of the passing of Sheena, the Zoo's 50-year-old Asian elephant this morning. Her dedicated and caring keepers found her laying down in her barn and unable to rise, and she passed shortly after of natural causes. Sheena has recently been stable but has been carefully managed for many years for chronic osteoarthritis and gastrointestinal issues. Sheena has been at the Zoo for 21 amazing years where she won the hearts of her keepers, our members and guests alike...
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