Buffalo Zoo throws birthday party for elephant

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Buffalo Zoo employees and guests wished Surapa, the elephant a “Happy birthday!” Saturday.

The Buffalo Zoo celebrated the 32nd birthday of Surapa, a female Asian Elephant, Saturday afternoon.

Surapa has been at the zoo since 1987. She was born in India and then sent directly to Buffalo.

For her birthday, Surapa got a “cake” that consisted of watermelon, bread and hay. Visitors were even allowed to feed her treats.


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