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Former Seattle zoo elephant found dead

Posted at 2:45 PM, Jan 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-30 15:45:16-05

SEATTLE (AP) -- One of the two elephants that were at the center of a controversial move from Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo to Oklahoma City last year has died.

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Photo Credit: Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden

The Oklahoma City Zoo announced Saturday morning over Twitter that the elephant named "Chai' was found dead in the elephant yard.

Chai and Bamboo arrived at their new home in Oklahoma City last spring.

Staff will perform an animal autopsy to determine the cause of her death.

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