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On February 28, 2005 in Seattle,WA. at the Woodland Park Zoo, Chai, a 27year old Asian elephant from Thailand and her baby Hansa,  hang out in a cage shortly after Chai went through an artificial insemination procedure.  Hansa died a couple years later of a herpes virus which had been passed to her through her mother however scientists continue to artificially inseminate Chai.  To date (Jan. 2012) Chai has been artificially inseminated 61 times without success of pregnancy.  Advocates' please for the zoo to stop this have gone unabated.  (photo/Karen Ducey).