Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Thonglaw at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)


 ☨ ♂ Thonglaw  

Identification

SSP nr39

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 27 years old
Body height: 2.77 meter, 9.1 feet
Origin
Born:* 1947-00-00 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1974-11-25
Death reason: anesthesia: died during operation
Offspring
Total: 15 babies

1. Born 1962-04-14
(dead † 2017-02-09)
Packy SSP id: 48

2. Born 1962-10-02
(dead † 1996-02-13)
Me-Tu SSP id: 49

3. Born 1963-09-15
(dead † 1977)
Dino SSP id: 50

4. Born 1963-09-24
(dead † 2020-02-15)
Hanako SSP id: 51

5. Born 1965-12-03 Cora (Noel) SSP id: 52

6. Born 1966-08-09
(dead † 1978-05-05)
Teak (Rajah) SSP id: 53

7. Born 1968-09-29
(dead † 1968-10-04)
Droopy SSP id: 55

8. Born 1970-03-25
(dead † 1970-03-25)
stillborn or killed? SSP id: 56

9. Born 1970-04-26
(dead † 2004-07-21)
Tina SSP id: 57

10. Born 1970-05-13
(dead )
Judy SSP id: 58

11. Born 1972-07-19
(dead † 1983)
McClane (Gabriel) SSP id: 59

12. Born 1973-01-09
(dead † 1976)
Stretch (Tuskanini) SSP id: 60

13. Born 1973-06-17
(dead † 1995-08-28)
Stoney SSP id: 61

14. Born 1973-08-04
(dead † 1973-08-07)
noname SSP id: 62

15. Born 1973-10-31
(dead † 1986-10-26)
Emma (M&M) SSP id: 63
Locations
Present / last location:Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1961-10-27Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
from Woodland Park Zoo
Woodland Park Zoo 1959-00-00
from Morgan Berry

Document updated2011-03-27
Random literature
Description

† Thonglaw is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo), in United States, from anesthesia 1974-11-25. Official death reason described as died during operation. (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 15 babies

  1. (M) 1962-04-14 -- † 2017-02-09 Packy SSP id: 48
  2. (F) 1962-10-02 -- † 1996-02-13 Me-Tu SSP id: 49
  3. (M) 1963-09-15 -- † 1977 Dino SSP id: 50
  4. (F) 1963-09-24 -- † 2020-02-15 Hanako SSP id: 51
  5. (F) 1965-12-03 Cora (Noel) SSP id: 52
  6. (M) 1966-08-09 -- † 1978-05-05 Teak (Rajah) SSP id: 53
  7. (F) 1968-09-29 -- † 1968-10-04 Droopy SSP id: 55
  8. (F) 1970-03-25 -- † 1970-03-25 stillborn or killed? SSP id: 56
  9. (F) 1970-04-26 -- † 2004-07-21 Tina SSP id: 57
  10. (F) 1970-05-13 -- Judy SSP id: 58
  11. (M) 1972-07-19 -- † 1983 McClane (Gabriel) SSP id: 59
  12. (M) 1973-01-09 -- † 1976 Stretch (Tuskanini) SSP id: 60
  13. (M) 1973-06-17 -- † 1995-08-28 Stoney SSP id: 61
  14. (M) 1973-08-04 -- † 1973-08-07 noname SSP id: 62
  15. (F) 1973-10-31 -- † 1986-10-26 Emma (M&M) SSP id: 63

Origin


Thonglaw was born wild 1947-00-00.


Comments / pictures

Thonglaw had already reached a shoulder height of 9ft 10in (299.72cm) by the age of 22 years.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Thonglaw, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=460. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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