Rosy an Asian elephant at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)

☨ Rosy
ID nr:   SSP Number: 40 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Dead date: 1993-01-28
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
ArrivalPortland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) 1953-09-14
Born:* 1951 wild Thailand
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1962-10-02 -- † 1996-02-13 Me-Tu, SSP nr: 49
  2. (F) 1965-12-03 Cora (Noel), SSP nr: 52
  3. (F) 1970-04-26 -- † 2004-07-21 Tina, SSP nr: 57
  4. (F) 1973-10-31 -- † 1986-10-26 Emma (M&M), SSP nr: 63
  5. (M) 1979-10-05 -- † 1993-02-01 Thongtrii, SSP nr: 68
  6. (M) 1983-04-01 -- † 2015-03-30 Rama, SSP nr: 71
Document updated2009-11-27: Birth RE
2010-12-31: Text, Cause of death RE
Rosy was the first elephant at the Metro Washington Park Zoo

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Rosy, an Asian at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=458. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71

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