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December 27, 2020
Raja's 28th Birthday – A Virtual Celebration!
River’s Edge Keeper Tori Boston is your host for a very special virtual birthday party for our bull Asian elephant, Raja! Watch as Raja enjoys special enrichment-filled birthday presents decorating his habitat for the big day.
Raja, the first Asian elephant born at the Zoo on December 27, 1992, is the father of three female calves at the Zoo — Maliha, 14, Jade, 13, and Priya, 7.
Visit stlzoo.org/raja for more information and camp.stlzoo.org for special birthday activities!