Fifty years ago, Packy became the first elephant born in a U.S. zoo, captivating people far beyond Seattle, where he was conceived, and Portland, where he was born. Obscured has been the troubled family history of Packy and his father, Thonglaw. Following long-abandoned practice, the Oregon Zoo mated Thonglaw with his daughters and Packy to...

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INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC BY MARK ZAWILSKI / THE SEATTLE TIMES