Rose-Tu (twin) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)

Rose-Tu (twin)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 361 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
ArrivalPortland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) 1994-08-31
Born:* 1994-08-31 captive-born
in Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
Parents: Hugo x Me-Tu
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2008-08-23 Sam (Samudra), SSP nr: 649
  2. (F) 2012-11-30 -- † 2018-11-29 Lily, SSP nr: 743
Siblings through the father Hugo:
  1. 1987-05-24(M) Prince (Chang Dee)
  2. 1991-10-06 -- † 1991-10-07 (M) none
  3. 1994-08-31 -- † 1994-08-31 (F) noname (Twin)
Siblings through the mother Me-Tu:
  1. 1973-01-09 -- † 1976 (M) Stretch (Tuskanini)
  2. 1975-05-10 -- † 1975-12-02 (M) noname
  3. 1978-05-19 -- † 2016-01-17 (M) Mr. Ed (Khun Chorn, Khun-Chorn, K-C)
  4. 1987-05-24(M) Prince (Chang Dee)
  5. 1994-08-31 -- † 1994-08-31 (F) noname (Twin)
Rose-Tu (twin)s pedigree:
P I II III

Rose-Tu (twin)

Sire:
Hugo

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Me-Tu

Sire:
Thonglaw
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Rosy
Sire:
Dame:
Document updated2010-11-20: Text RE
2011-10-21: eight months pregnant
2012-04-30: twin
2012-12-04: not pregnant
Rose-Tu was born in August 1994. She was one of a set of twins; the other calf was stillborn.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Rose-Tu (twin), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=456. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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