Tamba at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)

† Tamba
ID Number:   SSP Number: 45 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Dead date: 1993-04-28
Death reason: euthanised: leg injury
Location:Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
ArrivedPortland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) 1974-06-15
from Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park)
Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park) 1971-11-00
Born:1970 wild Thailand
Document updated2010-12-31: Cause of death, Text RE
Tamba was euthanized in April 1993 due to complications of a broken leg in 1991.

Sources, 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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