Teak (Rajah)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Morgan Berry in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Teak (Rajah)  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr53

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 12 years old

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* 1966-08-09 captive-born
Birth place: in Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)

Parents: Thonglaw x ♀ Pet
Death
Dead: 1978-05-05
Death reason: euthanised: agressive
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Morgan Berry, in United States

Date of arrival

1968-07-01Morgan Berry
from Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2010-09-23: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Teak (Rajah) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1978-05-05 at Morgan Berry, in United States, . Official death reason described as agressive.

Origin


Teak (Rajah) was born captive-born 1966-08-09 at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo).

Parentage


Parents of Teak (Rajah) are: ♂ Thonglaw (father) and ♀ Pet (mother).

Siblings through the father Thonglaw:

  1. 1962-04-14 -- † 2017-02-09 (M) Packy
  2. 1962-10-02 -- † 1996-02-13 (F) Me-Tu
  3. 1963-09-15 -- † 1977 (M) Dino
  4. 1963-09-24 -- † 2020-02-15 (F) Hanako
  5. 1965-12-03(F) Cora (Noel)
  6. 1968-09-29 -- † 1968-10-04 (F) Droopy
  7. 1970-03-25 -- † 1970-03-25 (F) stillborn or killed?
  8. 1970-04-26 -- † 2004-07-21 (F) Tina
  9. 1970-05-13(F) Judy
  10. 1972-07-19 -- † 1983 (M) McClane (Gabriel)
  11. 1973-01-09 -- † 1976 (M) Stretch (Tuskanini)
  12. 1973-06-17 -- † 1995-08-28 (M) Stoney
  13. 1973-08-04 -- † 1973-08-07 (M) noname
  14. 1973-10-31 -- † 1986-10-26 (F) Emma (M&M)

Siblings through the mother Pet:

  1. 1963-09-15 - † 1977 (M) Dino
  2. 1970-05-13(F) Judy
  3. 1973-06-17 - † 1995-08-28 (M) Stoney
  4. 1982-12-26(F) Sung-Surin (Shine)
  5. 1991-10-06 - † 1991-10-07 (M) none

Pedigree


Teak (Rajah)s ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Teak (Rajah)

Sire (f):
Thonglaw

Born: 1947-00-00

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Dame m:
Pet

Born: 1955-00-00

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Comments / pictures

Teak killed Morgan Berrys partner, Eloise Berchtold, on Friday, May 5, 1978, during a performance at Gatini Circus in Rock Forest, Quebec, Canada.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Teak (Rajah), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Morgan Berry in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=742. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley
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