WINSTON, Ore. — Staff members at Wildlife Safari in Winston are celebrating the life of the park’s oldest elephant. They say Alice passed away Tuesday at age 44. Elephants typically live to be just 37. Staff members say she was a joy to spend time with and loved eating onions. Photo courtesy of Wildlife Safari.
WINSTON, Ore. — More than two years after one of Wildlife Safari’s elephants passed away, the herd is back to three. Tava made the move to Winston from Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in California last week. She’s been settling in and getting to know George and Alice, the safari’s other elephants. So Saturday will be … Continue reading »
PORTLAND, Ore. — There’s a new kid on the block at the Oregon Zoo. Rose-Tu, the Zoo’s 18-year-old Asian elephant, gave birth to a 300-pound female calf at the Oregon Zoo at 2:17 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 30. “We’re all delighted at the arrival of Rose-Tu’s new calf,” said Kim Smith, Oregon Zoo director. “The … Continue reading »