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Packy or packie may refer to:


  • Packy Axton (1941-1974), American rhythm and blues tenor saxophone player and bandleader
  • Packie Bonner (born 1960), former football goalkeeper for the Republic of Ireland
  • Packie Duignan (1922-1992), Irish flute player
  • Packy East, boxing ring name of comedian Bob Hope
  • Packy Hyland Jr., founder of Hyland Software in 1991
  • Pat McAllister (born 1972), Northern Irish football manager and former player
  • Pascal McConnell (born 1980), former Gaelic football goalkeeper
  • Packy McGarty (born 1933), former Gaelic football player
  • Packie Russell (1920-1977), Irish musician and storyteller
  • Henry A. Schade (1900-1992), US Navy commodore, naval architect and professor

Fictional characters:

  • Packy, in the Sony PlayStation game Puzzle Bobble 4
  • Packy Franklyn, protagonist of the 1932 novel Hot Water by P.G. Wodehouse
  • Patrick "Packie" McReary, in the video game Grand Theft Auto IV
  • Sergeant Perkins, one of the main characters in the manga series Apocalypse Meow
Packy (elephant)

Packy (born April 14, 1962) is an Asian elephant at the Oregon Zoo (Portland Zoological Gardens at the time of his birth) in Portland, Oregon, United States. He is famous for having been the first elephant born in the Western Hemisphere in 44 years. Currently, he is the oldest male Asian elephant in North America. With a shoulder height of and overall height of more than when standing up straight, Packy is also one of the tallest elephants in the United States and perhaps one of the tallest worldwide.

Packy (mural)

Packy was a mural depicting the elephant of the same name, painted on the Skidmore Fountain Building in Portland, Oregon's Old Town Chinatown neighborhood. The artwork was designed by Eric Larsen and painted in 1990 by North Pacific Sign and Design, but was destroyed during the building's 2008 renovation to become the new headquarters for Mercy Corps.The Oregonian:

Packy received a generally positive reception, though in 1997 the president of the company that owned the building expressed his desire to replace the mural, which he considered a free advertisement for the Oregon Zoo. He wanted to replace it with an illustration that promoted the Old Town Chinatown neighborhood. His search was met with resistance by building tenants, particularly employees of the advertising agency Young and Roehr, who began displaying "Save Packy" signs and campaigning for the art's preservation.