Woodland Park Zoo's African elephant, Watoto, on display for more than four decades, was euthanized Friday after she collapsed in an outdoor exhibit yard. Above: Steam rises from Watoto as she walks out into the Woodland Park Zoo elephant enclosure after getting washed down in the elephant barn on a chilly winter day in 2012.
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