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Bud the elephant at Grant's Farm dies

Bud died of a respiratory infection.
Bud the elephant died over the weekend.

ST. LOUIS COUNTY – Bud the elephant, who has lived at Grant's Farm since 1986, died over the weekend.

A post on the Anheuser Busch website said Bud died of a respiratory infection.

The post said Bud received weekly check-ups that did not show any signs of infection, but the infection was discovered after his death.

Grants Farm said they are keeping an eye on Mickey, another elephant who is living with a brain tumor. Two other elephants, Toby and Max, also live at Grant's Farm.

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