(From Czech News Agency)
USTI NAD LABEM, North Bohemia, July 1 (CTK) - Dalhi, the Indian elephant that was artificially inseminated in September, 2002, gave birth to a stillborn baby elephant in the Usti nad Labem zoo today, chief zookeeper Zdeneka Jerabkova told reporters, adding that the mother is in good health.
The baby elephant was born naturally, while a team of experts was preparing to remove him from his mother surgically. "Delhi got scared of all the preparations and started to push," zoo veterinarian Vaclav Pozivil said.
Elephants are pregnant for 22 months. The young elephant weighed 133 kilograms. "It was a male," Jerabkova said, adding …