Rama
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Rama  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr71

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 32 years old
Status:sick
Origin
Born:* 1983-04-01 captive-born
Birth place: in Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)

Parents: Packy x ♀ Rosy
Death
Dead: 2015-03-30
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo), in United States

Date of arrival

1988-09-21Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

1984-08-02Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
from Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2009-01-23: Management
2013-06-02:tested positive for TB
2015-12-30: death

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

† Rama is a dead sick Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2015-03-30 at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo), in United States, .

Origin


Rama was born captive-born 1983-04-01 at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo).

Parentage


Parents of Rama are: ♂ Packy (father) and ♀ Rosy (mother).

Siblings through the father Packy:

  1. 1975-05-10 -- † 1975-12-02 (M) noname
  2. 1976-02-17 -- † 1976-03-05 (F) noname
  3. 1978-03-15 -- † 1978-04-29 (F) Sumek (Myow)
  4. 1978-05-19 -- † 2016-01-17 (M) Mr. Ed (Khun Chorn, Khun-Chorn, K-C)
  5. 1979-10-05 -- † 1993-02-01 (M) Thongtrii
  6. 1982-12-26(F) Sung-Surin (Shine)

Siblings through the mother Rosy:

  1. 1962-10-02 - † 1996-02-13 (F) Me-Tu
  2. 1965-12-03(F) Cora (Noel)
  3. 1970-04-26 - † 2004-07-21 (F) Tina
  4. 1973-10-31 - † 1986-10-26 (F) Emma (M&M)
  5. 1979-10-05 - † 1993-02-01 (M) Thongtrii

Pedigree


Ramas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Rama

Sire (f):
Packy

Born: 1962-04-14

Sire ff:
Thonglaw

Born: 1947-00-00
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Belle

Born: 1952
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Rosy

Born: 1951

Sire mf:


Born:
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:


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Comments / pictures

2013-06-01: The male elephant tested positive for TB last week.
2015-03-30: On Monday, the Oregon Zoo euthanized a 31-year-old elephant named Rama. The zoo officials took this hard decision as Rama was in extreme pain due to an old leg injury.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Rama, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=459. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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