Teak (Rajah) an Asian elephant at Morgan Berry

☨ Teak (Rajah)
ID nr:   SSP Number: 53 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 12 years old
Dead date: 1978-05-05
Death reason: euthanised: agressive
People killed:1
Location:Morgan Berry
ArrivalMorgan Berry 1968-07-01
from Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
Born:* 1966-08-09 captive-born
in Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
Parents: Thonglaw x Pet
Siblings through the father Thonglaw:
  1. 1962-04-14 -- † 2017-02-09 (M) Packy
  2. 1962-10-02 -- † 1996-02-13 (F) Me-Tu
  3. 1963-09-15 -- † 1977 (M) Dino
  4. 1963-09-24 -- † 2020-02-15 (F) Hanako
  5. 1965-12-03(F) Cora (Noel)
  6. 1968-09-29 -- † 1968-10-04 (F) Droopy
  7. 1970-03-25 -- † 1970-03-25 (F) stillborn or killed?
  8. 1970-04-26 -- † 2004-07-21 (F) Tina
  9. 1970-05-13(F) Judy
  10. 1972-07-19 -- † 1983 (M) McClane (Gabriel)
  11. 1973-01-09 -- † 1976 (M) Stretch (Tuskanini)
  12. 1973-06-17 -- † 1995-08-28 (M) Stoney
  13. 1973-08-04 -- † 1973-08-07 (M) noname
  14. 1973-10-31 -- † 1986-10-26 (F) Emma (M&M)
Siblings through the mother Pet:
  1. 1963-09-15 -- † 1977 (M) Dino
  2. 1970-05-13(F) Judy
  3. 1973-06-17 -- † 1995-08-28 (M) Stoney
  4. 1982-12-26(F) Sung-Surin (Shine)
  5. 1991-10-06 -- † 1991-10-07 (M) none
Teak (Rajah)s pedigree:
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Document updated2010-09-23: 
Teak killed Morgan Berrys partner, Eloise Berchtold, on Friday, May 5, 1978, during a performance at Gatini Circus in Rock Forest, Quebec, Canada.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Teak (Rajah), an Asian at Morgan Berry in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=742. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley

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