Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
White Oak Conservation in United States

♀ Piper


Local id Number 24
SSP nr739


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 12 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 2012-08-13 captive-born
Birth place: in Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Birth weight 143.64 kgs, 316.00 lbs

Parents: Romeo x ♀ Shirley
Locations - owners
Present / last location:White Oak Conservation, in United States

Date of arrival

2021-04-00White Oak Conservation
from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation

Record history
History of updates2020-09-25

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Piper is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the White Oak Conservation, in United States.

Piper arrived in 2021-04-00 to the White Oak Conservation, relocated from the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation, in United States.


Piper lives together with 13 other elephants at the White Oak Conservation:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♀ Angelica born 1997-06-23
  2. 2. ♀ April born 2010-04-03
  3. 3. ♀ Aree born 2005-04-21
  4. 4. ♀ Asha born 2002-03-05
  5. 5. ♀ Bonnie born 1994-10-29
  6. 6. ♂ Casey born 1971
  7. 7. ♀ Juliet (Juliette) born 1992-12-30
  8. 8. ♀ Kelly Ann born 1996-01-01
  9. 9. ♀ Luna (Nancy) born 1984-00-00
  10. 10. ♀ Mable born 2006-04-06
  11. 11. ♀ Masala born 2021-08-25
  12. 12. ♀ Tikka born 2022-06-14
  13. 13. ♀ Tonka (Barbie) born 1983-08-23


Piper was born captive-born 2012-08-13 at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation.


Parents of Piper are: ♂ Romeo (father) and ♀ Shirley (mother).

Siblings through the father Romeo:

  1. 2003-12-05 -- † 2004-08-05 (M) Riccardo
  2. 2006-04-06(F) Mable
  3. 2012-12-15 -- † 2016 (M) Nate
  4. 2013-06-27 -- † 2015-01-25 (M) Mike
  5. 2021-10-21(M) Brazos
  6. 2023-02-23(M) Travis

Siblings through the mother Shirley:

  1. 2003-12-05 - † 2004-08-05 (M) Riccardo
  2. 2006-04-06(F) Mable


Pipers ancestral Pedigree:


Sire (f):

Born: 1993-01-10

Sire ff:
Petely (Pete)

Born: 1966
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:

Born: 1976
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:

Born: 1995-02-19

Sire mf:
Vance (Matt)

Born: 1963
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:

Born: 1970
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:

Comments / pictures

It is an honor that the newest addition to our Herd is named for my daughter, the newest member of our family," said Nicole Feld, Executive Vice President of Feld Entertainment and Producer of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey.

Read more here: http://www.heraldonline.com/2012/09/19/4275906/its-a-girl-ringling-bros-and-barnum.html#storylink=cpy

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Piper, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at White Oak Conservation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12807. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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