Rama at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)

† Rama
ID Number:   SSP Number: 71 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 32 years
Status:sick
Dead date: 2015-03-30
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
ArrivedPortland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) 1988-09-21
from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium 1984-08-02
from Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) 1983-04-01
from
Born:1983-04-01 captive-born in
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
Parents: Packy x Rosy
Siblings through the father Packy:
  1. 1975-05-10 -- † 1975-12-02 (M) noname
  2. 1976-02-17 -- † 1976-03-05 (F) noname
  3. 1978-03-15 -- † 1978-04-29 (F) Sumek (Myow)
  4. 1978-05-19 -- † 2016-01-17 (M) Mr. Ed (Khun Chorn, Khun-Chorn, K-C)
  5. 1979-10-05 -- † 1993-02-01 (M) Thongtrii
  6. 1982-12-26(F) Sung-Surin (Shine)
Siblings through the mother Rosy:
  1. 1962-10-02 -- † 1996-02-13 (F) Me-Tu
  2. 1965-12-03(F) Cora (Noel)
  3. 1970-04-26 -- † 2004-07-21 (F) Tina
  4. 1973-10-31 -- † 1986-10-26 (F) Emma (M&M)
  5. 1979-10-05 -- † 1993-02-01 (M) Thongtrii
Ramas pedigree:
P I II III

Rama

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Packy

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Thonglaw
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Dame:
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Belle
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Dame:
Rosy

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Document updated2009-01-23: Management
2013-06-02:tested positive for TB
2015-12-30: death
2013-06-01: The male elephant tested positive for TB last week.
2015-03-30: On Monday, the Oregon Zoo euthanized a 31-year-old elephant named Rama. The zoo officials took this hard decision as Rama was in extreme pain due to an old leg injury.

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