Relocated elephants from Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) in United States


Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) had previously 24 elephants relocated to new location.

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 † ♀ EM - Cindy
SSP id: 212
dead: Born unknown 1962 Dead: 2002-11-19, 40 yrs Reason: euthanised: arthritis 1989-11-28
1992-01-19
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium 1962
2 † ♂ EM - Thongtrii
SSP id: 68
dead: Born captive-born 1979-10-05 Dead: 1993-02-01, 14 yrs Reason: unknown: 1979-10-05
1981-11-03
Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens
3 † ♀ EM - Me-Tu
SSP id: 49
dead: Born captive-born 1962-10-02 Dead: 1996-02-13, 34 yrs Reason: euthanised: foot ailments 1962-10-02
1974-10-28
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
4 † ♂ EM - Stoney
SSP id: 61
dead: Born captive-born 1973-06-17 Dead: 1995-08-28, 22 yrs Reason: anesthesia: fractured femur 1973-06-17
1974-05-06
Mike La Torres
5 † ♂ EM - McClane (Gabriel)
SSP id: 59
dead: Born captive-born 1972-07-19 Dead: 1983, 11 yrs Reason: unknown: arthritis? 1972-07-19
1973-00-00
Circus Vargas
6 † ♂ EM - Teak (Rajah)
SSP id: 53
dead: Born captive-born 1966-08-09 Dead: 1978-05-05, 12 yrs Reason: euthanised: agressive 1966-08-09
1968-07-01
Elephant Mountain (Morgan Berry)
7 † ♂ EM - Dino
SSP id: 50
dead: Born captive-born 1963-09-15 Dead: 1977, 14 yrs Reason: euthanised: ? 1963-09-15
Spokane (Walk In The Wild Zoo of Spokane)
8 ♂ EM - Prince (Chang Dee)
SSP id: 72
PC: Born captive-born 1987-05-24 1987-05-24
1988-09-19
Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
9 † ♀ EM - Tina
SSP id: 57
dead: Born captive-born 1970-04-26 Dead: 2004-07-21, 34 yrs Reason: disease: heart problems 1970-04-26
1972-00-00
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
10 † ♂ EM - Rama
SSP id: 71
dead: Born captive-born 1983-04-01 Dead: 2015-03-30, 32 yrs Reason: euthanised: 1983-04-01
1984-08-02
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
11 ♀ LA - Durga
SSP id: 329
unknown: Born wild 1964 1975-07-02
1976-02-06
Pilanesberg National Park
12 † ♀ LA - Oowalla
SSP id: 328
dead: Born wild 1965 Dead: 2005-01-17, 40 yrs Reason: disease: septicaemia from a uterine intussusception after miscarriage 1975-09-28
1976-02-06
Pilanesberg National Park
13 † ♂ EM - Tunga (Tonga)
SSP id: 47
dead: Born wild 1964 Dead: 1996-09-19, 32 yrs Reason: disease: massive heart failure. Tuberculosis? 1979-10-25
1991-07-03
Hawthorn Corporation
14 † ♂ EM - Mr. Ed (Khun Chorn, Khun-Chorn, K-C)
SSP id: 67
dead: Born captive-born 1978-05-19 Dead: 2016-01-17, 38 yrs Reason: euthanised: collapsed, arthritis 1978-05-19
1980-02-28
Dickerson Park Zoo
15 † ♀ EM - Hanako
SSP id: 51
dead: Born captive-born 1963-09-24 Dead: 2020-02-15, 57 yrs Reason: euthanised: cancer in foot 1963-09-24
1974-10-28
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
16 † ♀ EM - Emma (M&M)
SSP id: 63
dead: Born captive-born 1973-10-31 Dead: 1986-10-26, 13 yrs Reason: unknown: 1973-10-31
1974-00-00
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa)
17 † ♂ EM - Stretch (Tuskanini)
SSP id: 60
dead: Born captive-born 1973-01-09 Dead: 1976, 3 yrs Reason: unknown: 1973-06-09
1974-00-00
U.S.A. unspecified location
18 † ♀ EM - Judy
SSP id: 58
Assumed dead: Born captive-born 1970-05-13 1970-05-13
1972-00-00
Unknown
19 † ♀ EM - Effie (Sue)
SSP id: 54
dead: Born wild 1950 Dead: 1985-06-01, 35 yrs Reason: unknown: 1966-08-11
1970-03-05
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa)
20 † ♀ EM - Winky
SSP id: 740 / T1056
dead: Born wild Dead: 1982-06-10, ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1967-07-00
1982-06-10
Winston Wildlife Safari
21 † ♀ EM - Babe (Baby Brookfield)
SSP id: 75
dead: Born wild 1946 Dead: 1990-02-18, 44 yrs Reason: euthanised: severe arthritis 1964-05-00
1966-09-10
Brookfield Zoo
22 † ♂ EM - Sabu (Look Chai)
SSP id: 69
dead: Born captive-born 1982-10-01 Dead: 2012-01-11, 30 yrs Reason: euthanised: Tuberculosis, and severe arthritis? 1982-10-01
1984-08-11
Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
23 ♀ EM - Cora (Noel)
SSP id: 52
FC: Born captive-born 1965-12-03 1965-12-03
1966-05-31
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
24 † ♂ LA - Shambi
SSP id: 330
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: : 1975-07-02
1976-02-06
Pilanesberg National Park

Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 19 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=187 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2018-11-30 Judy:• Wayne Jackson
•  "Family supported 'crazy' zoo dream," AldergroveStar.com, 2010-08-19
2018-03-31 Hanako:• "Seattle Transferring Ill-tempered Elephant," jphpk.gov.my, 2005-08-13
•  http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article206365384.html
2017-03-09 Stoney:• (Pawsweb word document)
2016-01-22 Mr. Ed (Khun Chorn, Khun-Chorn, K-C):• http://www.dickersonparkzoo.org/Zoo/?p=7142
2016-01-05 Winky:• Ryan Easley, USA
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  "The Many Moods of Winkie," RoadsideAmerica.com "Annie the Elephant Fundraiser," Wisconsin Historical Society, 1948-02-27
•  "Annie, Madison-Bound Elephant, On Her Way," The Manitowoc Herald-Times, Page 16, 1948-11-18
•  "Annie, New Elephant at Henry Vilas Zoo 1," Wisconsin Historical Society, 1948-11-18
•  "Annie, New Elephant at Henry Vilas Zoo 2," Wisconsin Historical Society, 1948-11-18
•  "Annie, New Elephant at Henry Vilas Zoo 3," Wisconsin Historical Society, 1948-11-18
•  "Annie, New Elephant at Henry Vilas Zoo 4," Wisconsin Historical Society, 1948-11-18
•  "Annie, New Elephant at Henry Vilas Zoo 5," Wisconsin Historical Society, 1948-11-18
•  "Annie, New Elephant at Henry Vilas Zoo 6," Wisconsin Historical Society, 1948-11-18
•  "Successor to Zoo's Annette May Arrive Here Wednesday," Wisconsin State Journal Vol 172 No 85, Section 1, 1950-06-25
•  "Modern Noah's Ark Docks at San Fran," The Billboard, 1948-11-27
•  "Elephant at the Henry Vilas Zoo," Wisconsin Historical Society, 1964
2015-12-30 Rama:• http://newsmaine.net/22885-oregon-zoo-euthanizes-31-year-old-elephant
•  http://portlandtribune.com/pt/9-news/153777-zoo-elephant-tests-positive-for-tb
2013-07-05 Stretch (Tuskanini):• "Portland Zoo - Tuskanini" at ShowMe Elephants
2012-10-30 Tunga (Tonga):• Wayne Jackson, Canada.
•  http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1310&dat=19790628&id=uXARAAAAIBAJ&sjid=MeIDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6586,8818440
•  "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
2012-09-25 Sabu (Look Chai):• http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1261689--toronto-zoo-elephants-still-here-almost-a-year-after-council-ordered-their-departure
•  http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120114/A_NEWS/201140326/-1/NEWSMAP
•  http://www.sacbee.com/2012/01/13/4184865/former-circus-elephant-collapses.html#storylink=cpy
•  Buckles Weblog
2012-05-24 Durga:• Leigh-Ann Woolley, South Africa
2012-02-28 Cora (Noel):• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2012-02-28 Prince (Chang Dee):• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2011-04-26 Oowalla:• Leigh-Ann Woolley, South Africa
2011-04-08 Cindy:• "Dangerous Elephant To Get Bigger Quarters," Elephant-News.com, 1982-11-25 "Popular Elephant's Carcass Dumped With The Garbage," KomoNews.com, 2002-11-26
•  "Zoo to rededicate elephant barn in Cindy’s memory," PDZA.org, 2003-02-11
•  "Seattle Transferring Ill-tempered Elephant," jphpk.gov.my, 2005-08-13
•  https://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/1984/sep/06/cover-the-tale-of-an-elephant/
2011-01-03 Tina:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  "Tina, In Memory," The Elephant Sanctuary
•  "Family supported 'crazy' zoo dream," AldergroveStar.com, 2010-08-19
2010-12-31 Babe (Baby Brookfield):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  Ryan Easley, USA
•  "Smallest Elephant," The Billboard Vol 59 No 26, Page 86, 1947-07-05
•  •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
2010-09-23 Teak (Rajah):• Ryan Easley
2009-10-07 Me-Tu:• Ryan Easley, USA
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
•  "Rose Tu: Her Lineage," OregonZoo.org
2007-04-18 McClane (Gabriel):• Richard Chiger


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