Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Opal at Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens


♀ Opal



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Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Female ♀ 1 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2020-10-19 captive-born , number 97
Birth place: in Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens

Parents: Ning Nong x ♀ Pailin
Locations
Present / last location:Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens, in Thailand

Date of Arrival
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2020-10-19Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens

Document updated
2020-11-15: Birth nr 97 added
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Opal is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens, in Thailand.

Opal arrived Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens 2020-10-19,

In Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens, Opal lives together with 38 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Baicha born 2021-07-07
  2. ,
  3. Baitoey born 2002?
  4. ,
  5. Plai Bird born 1976
  6. ,
  7. Busarakham
  8. ,
  9. Clear Sky born 2016
  10. ,
  11. Pang Duen Pen
  12. ,
  13. Jing Jo born 1985
  14. ,
  15. Kaimuk born 2020-05-13
  16. ,
  17. Plai Mai Muang born 2001
  18. ,
  19. Morakot
  20. ,
  21. Plai Muk born 2003
  22. ,
  23. Mukda born 2014
  24. ,
  25. Plai Nammon born 2017-05-21
  26. ,
  27. Plai Ning Nong born 1995?
  28. ,
  29. Pang Nong Porn born 1997
  30. ,
  31. Nongnong born 1993
  32. ,
  33. Paetai born 2018
  34. ,
  35. Pailin born 2001
  36. ,
  37. Pang Dorami
  38. ,
  39. Pang Jenni born 1980
  40. ,
  41. Pang Troot-Jeen born 2001-01-26
  42. ,
  43. Pang Ubol born 1976
  44. ,
  45. Pang Wassana
  46. ,
  47. Phang Sombat born 1993
  48. ,
  49. Pang Ploy born 2001
  50. ,
  51. Santisuk born 2011-12-09
  52. ,
  53. Plai Sao-har born 2003-04-05
  54. ,
  55. Sarai born 2000?
  56. ,
  57. Thongkam
  58. ,
  59. Pang Took Jai born 2016-11-08
  60. ,
  61. Tubtim born 2011
  62. ,
  63. unknown born 2012-02-24
  64. ,
  65. unknown born 2014-03-00
  66. ,
  67. unknown born 2004-03-00
  68. ,
  69. unknown born 2003-05-10
  70. ,
  71. unknown born 2009-09-04
  72. ,
  73. Unnamed born 2012-05-01
  74. ,
  75. Unnamed born 2014-01-06
  76. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Opal was born captive-born as birth number 97 2020-10-19 at Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens.

Parentage


Parents of Opal are: ♂ Ning Nong (father) and ♀ Pailin (mother).


Siblings through the father Ning Nong:

  1. 2014-01-06(M) Unnamed
  2. 2014-03-00() unknown

Siblings through the mother Pailin:

  1. 2011(unknown) Tubtim
  2. 2014(unknown) Mukda
  3. 2018(M) Paetai

Pedigree


Opals ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Opal

Sire:
Ning Nong

Born: 1995?

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Pailin

Born: 2001

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2020: female baby was born on October 19 to parents father Ning Nong, 25, and mother Pailin, 19, and was given the name Opal, the sixth elephant born this year and 97th at Nong Nooch Garden. Pailin had given birth to three babies before, Tubtim, 9, Mukda, 6, and Paetai, 2 and a half.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Opal, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11550. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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