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Fritha and Richard Chiger. Photo © Jeff Joyce

Asian elephant Fritha in Dawn Animal Agency has died, 49 years old

2020-09-10 - Westtown, N.Y., United States. The-Sanctuary-For-Animals Facebook

Fritha died 49 years old, September 5th, 2020 at Dawn Animal Agency. Fritha was born in Viet Nam in 1971. She was rescued, after being hit with napalm during the war when she was a month or two, and sent to The Sanctuary for animals in the USA.


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An elephant was spotted wandering in Westtown, which is located about four miles northeast of the New York-New Jersey border

Troopers escort lost elephant back to NY animal sanctuary

2018-11-13 - Westtown, N.Y., United States. WHAM/Associated Press

An elephant was spotted wandering in Westtown, which is located about four miles northeast of the New York-New Jersey border. The 46-year-old Asian elephant named Fritha had wandered away from the Sanctuary For Animals on William Lain Road. It had been burned by napalm during the Vietnam War and was living at the sanctuary.


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2 Headlines about Elephants from Westtown, N.Y.2020-09-10 - Westtown, N.Y., United States - Asian elephant Fritha in Dawn Animal Agency has died, 49 years old 2018-11-13 - Westtown, N.Y., United States - Troopers escort lost elephant back to NY animal sanctuary

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