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Celebrate Raja's 26th Birthday

  • Saint Louis Zoo Government Drive St. Louis, MO 63110 United States (map)

Celebrate Raja’s 26th Birthday!

Raja, the Saint Louis Zoo’s bull Asian elephant, is turning 26 this year. Help us celebrate by singing “Happy Birthday" to Raja, then watch as he enjoys gifts and special enrichment activities (weather permitting).


Thursday, December 27, 2018
Birthday celebration begins in River’s Edge at 11 a.m., and the party continues in Lakeside Cafe until 1 p.m.


  • Sign a giant birthday card for Raja

  • Touch elephant biofacts

  • Participate in elephant activities

  • Enjoy birthday cupcakes and hot chocolate (available for purchase)

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