Interesting facts about Oregon #5

Wednesday, July 18 2012 @ 08:00 AM

Contributed by: LewisR

Rosy was the first Asian elephant at the Portland Zoo. She was born in 1951 in the wild in Thailand, and brought to the zoo in 1953. It is likely that she was named for Portland's official nickname, the "City of Roses."

Rosy lived to the age of 42.


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