Shine is the 4th elephant to contract TB at the Oregon Zoo.

First Rama, then Packy, then Tusko–all came down with TB, and now all three are dead. With Shine, it means Packy’s entire family at the zoo was inflicted with this disease. Rama was Packy’s son and Shine is his daughter. Shine will now be quarantined and isolated from the herd, which is especially hard on female elephants who are highly social and need other elephants as company. It calls into question just how safe the protocols are to protect the elephants at the zoo.