Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Joy Gärtner in Croatia

♀ Thai



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 58 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1966 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Joy Gärtner, in Croatia

Date of arrival

1997-00-00Joy Gärtner
from Circus Lidia Togni

1995-00-00Circus Lidia Togni
from Stukenbrock Safaripark

1995-00-00Stukenbrock Safaripark
from Circus Benneweis

1968-00-00Circus Benneweis
from Zoo-Forss (Ingemar Forss)

1968-00-00Zoo-Forss (Ingemar Forss)
from Dusit Zoo

Dusit Zoo
from Thailand unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2020-11-08

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Thai is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Joy Gärtner, in Croatia.

Thai arrived in 1997-00-00 to the Joy Gärtner, relocated from the Circus Lidia Togni, in Italy.


Thai lives together with 2 other elephants at the Joy Gärtner:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Belinda born <1966
  2. Pira born <1966


Thai was born wild 1966.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Thai, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Joy Gärtner in Croatia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 May 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Survey 2008 - Elephants in European circuses published by European Elephant Group: Tobias Dornbusch, Jürgen Schilfarth
  • Ole Simonsen, Denmark

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