Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Fort Worth Zoo in United States

♀ Rasha


SSP nr179


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1971 wild
Birth place:
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1998-12-16 Bluebonnet SSP id: 515

2. Born 2003-09-19
(dead † 2003-09-21)
Unnamed SSP id: 548

3. Born 2013-07-07 Belle (Bluebelle) SSP id: 750
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Fort Worth Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1995-01-17Fort Worth Zoo
from Racine Zoological Garden

1993-01-25Racine Zoological Garden
from African Lion Safari (Ontario)

1991-09-24African Lion Safari (Ontario)
from Racine Zoological Garden

1978-12-13Racine Zoological Garden
from Henry Vilas Zoo

1976-12-17Henry Vilas Zoo
from Milwaukee County Zoo

Record history
History of updates2022-10-22

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Rasha is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Fort Worth Zoo, in United States.

Rasha arrived in 1995-01-17 to the Fort Worth Zoo, relocated from the Racine Zoological Garden, in United States.


Rasha lives together with 7 other elephants at the Fort Worth Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Angel born 1988-12-30
  2. Belle (Bluebelle) born 2013-07-07
  3. Bluebonnet born 1998-12-16
  4. Brazos born 2021-10-21
  5. Colonel Tusk (Boy) born 1991-04-04
  6. Romeo born 1993-01-10
  7. Travis born 2023-02-23


  1. (F) 1998-12-16 Bluebonnet SSP id: 515
  2. (F) 2003-09-19 -- † 2003-09-21 Unnamed SSP id: 548
  3. (F) 2013-07-07 Belle (Bluebelle) SSP id: 750


Rasha was born wild 1971.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Rasha, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Fort Worth Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2570. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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