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 Post subject: Addo: Elephant Hapoor Junior
Unread postPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:46 pm 
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HAPOOR JUNIOR, THE EASTERN CAPE’S LEGENDARY ELEPHANT BULL, IS KILLED
Pumba Private Game Reserve officially announced today the death of Hapoor Junior (aged 58), the Eastern Cape’s most famous elephant bull


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 Post subject: Re: HAPOOR JUNIOR
Unread postPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 8:34 am 
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Just reading about this on the front page of this mornings Cape Times...complete with picture.

But I guess that's nature for you. It's not like Junior hadn't killed others (like his own brother Derek).


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 Post subject: Re: HAPOOR JUNIOR
Unread postPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:25 am 
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Well, at least Hapoor Junior lived to a ripe old age: 58 is quite senior for an elephant bull. generally elephant cows live longer than bulls because they don't get involved in as many dominance fights as bulls.
If Hapoor Jnr had not been killed as a result of this fight, he would have been suffering from the effects of his age - becoming weaker because his teeth were wearing out and he wasn't able to feed effectively.

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 Post subject: Re: HAPOOR JUNIOR
Unread postPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:42 am 
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What news. :(


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 Post subject: Re: HAPOOR JUNIOR
Unread postPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:07 pm 
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It is a pity he did not see out his days at Addo, I always pay a visit to see his fathers head (that sounds gross) and always marvel at him. Would it have been a sick idea to have Hapoor Jnr along side his father?


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 Post subject: Re: HAPOOR JUNIOR
Unread postPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:16 am 
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Where is Hapoor Snr's head?


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 Post subject: Re: HAPOOR JUNIOR
Unread postPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:29 am 
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In the Ulwazi Interpretive Centre in Addo Main camp.

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 Post subject: Re: HAPOOR JUNIOR
Unread postPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:35 am 
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This is sad news........... :cry:

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