Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpes Virus (EEHV)
The most virulent virus with the highest mortality rate in baby elephants which is usually found in age between 0-9 years. The virus will destroy the arterial walls and spreads along with the bloodstream to various organs and then throughout the body causing a lot of internal bleeding.
The factors causing virus infection.
- A baby elephant has a lot of stress
- Weaning faster than normally
- Moving elephant
- Hard work
- Wheather change
The infected elephant will have the symptom of depressions, not eating, and bloody diarrhea which elephants will get sick and die quickly within 24 hours. However, we have a great medical team for checking the elephant’s health regularly to prevent the deadly disease of our elephant.
*Immediately contact the veterinarian if experiencing any of the above symptoms