Elephants to be moved from Emmen zoo after family dispute



Posted on 30 November 2012  | 
The problems began earlier this year when the matriarch of the herd died and two rival strands of the family began fighting it out for control.
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A mother elephant, her two sons and a daughter are to be found a new home by Emmen zoo officials after a power struggle within the herd. The problems began earlier this year when the matriarch of the herd died and two rival strands of the family began fighting it out for control. The dispute has become so serious that the two groups cannot exercise at the same time and have to be kept separated, Nos television said.”
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The problems began earlier this year when the matriarch of the herd died and two rival strands of the family began fighting it out for control.
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