Tara an Asian elephant at Blackpool Zoo


♀ Tara
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9809
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1998-08-06 captive-born
Birth place: in Twycross Zoo

Parents: Chang x ♀ Tonzi
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2012-03-25
(dead † 2012-03-25)
stillborn EEP id: 201202
Locations
Present / last location:Blackpool Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-02-00Blackpool Zoo
from Twycross Zoo

Document updated2009-08-08: Previous locations, Management, Text RE
2010-12-18: Pregnant RE
2012-03-29: stillborn calf
2012-10-26: PC
2018-02-28: transfer
2018-03-02: link to EleWiki submitted by IP address 89.107.209.212
2018-03-02: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager)
2018-03-21: corrected location
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Description

Location


Tara is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Blackpool Zoo, in United Kingdom.

Tara arrived in Blackpool Zoo 2018-02-00, relocated from Twycross Zoo, in United Kingdom.

In Blackpool Zoo, Tara lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Emmett (Tundi) born 1991-07-10
  2. ,
  3. Esha born 2014-03-04
  4. ,
  5. Katie (Sonya, Kati, Katsula) born 1969
  6. ,
  7. Minbu (Mimbu) born 1985-01-00
  8. ,
  9. Noor Jahan born 1995-11-24
  10. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2012-03-25 -- † 2012-03-25 stillborn EEP id: 201202

Origin


Tara was born captive-born 1998-08-06 at Twycross Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Tara are: ♂ Chang (father) and ♀ Tonzi (mother).


Siblings through the father Chang:

  1. -- † 2012 () stillborn fetus still in utero
  2. 1993-09-09 -- † 1993-09-09 (F) killed
  3. 1995-12-19 -- † 1997-05-25 (F) Karha
  4. 1997-12-31 -- † 2018-09-07 (F) Sithami
  5. 1998-04-25 -- † 1998-04-25 (M) stillborn
  6. 1998-08-27(F) Karishma
  7. 2000-07-18(M) Po Chin
  8. 2000-10-07(M) Assam
  9. 2004-03-05 -- † 2004-03-05 (F) stillborn
  10. 2004-10-10 -- † 2017-10-30 (M) Tunga
  11. 2008-05-04 -- † 2015-11-30 (F) Jade
  12. 2009-05-00 -- † 2009-05-00 (F) miscarriage
  13. 2010-11-01 -- † 2010-11-01 () stillborn
  14. 2014-03-19(M) Tom
  15. 2015-05-20 -- † 2015-05-20 (M) Baby Q
  16. 2015-06-16 -- † 2018-05-27 (F) Qiyo
  17. 2017-12-25(F) Suki
  18. 2018-01-13(F) Tun Kai
  19. 2018-04-11 -- † 2018-06-26 (M) Tarzen
  20. 2020-10-01(F) Mun

Pedigree


Taras pedigree:
P I II III

Tara

Sire:
Chang

Sire:
Chieng Mai
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Ida
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Tonzi

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:


Comments / pictures

Tara was conceived at the Chester Zoo before her mother was transported back to the Twycross Zoo. The pregnancy lasted 651 days and Tonzi was in labor for 42 hours.

Tara was artificially inseminated with semen collected from the Woburn Zoo's bull Rajah.

2012: She gave birth to a stillborn calf 2012-03-25.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tara, an Asian at Blackpool Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1613. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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