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Beloved Oregon Zoo elephant Packy dies after TB battle


2017-02-10 - Portland, United States


Beloved Oregon Zoo elephant Packy was euthanized after a long battle with a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis, zoo officials announced Thursday. At nearly 55 years old, Packy was the oldest male Asian elephant in North America. We€d run out of options for treating him,€ said the zoo´s lead veterinarian Dr. Tim Storms.



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