Tag: Raja the elephant

Weather freezes out St. Louis Zoo elephant’s birthday bash

For the third time in his life, Raja, the St. Louis Zoo’s Asian bull elephant, won’t be present for his birthday celebration. Cold temperatures and ice-covered paths have forced zoo officials to cancel Wednesday’s scheduled 25th birthday party for Raja, the first Asian elephant born at the zoo. “Because the Saint Louis Zoo is dedicated to caring for animals, Raja and the other elephants will be in their indoor climate-controlled barn,” the zoo said in […]