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

♀ Tonka (Barbie)

Identification

SSP nr256

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1983-08-23 captive-born
Birth place: in Circus World (Polk City)
Birth weight 83.00 kgs, 182.60 lbs

Parents: x ♀ Minyak
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

2016-05-03Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit)

1989-00-00Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit)
from Robert Bobby Moore

Record history
History of updates2012-02-21:�red unit
2016-06-09: retired

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Tonka (Barbie) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the White Oak Conservation, in United States.

Tonka (Barbie) 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.

Tonka (Barbie) lives together with 9 other elephants at the White Oak Conservation:
  1. Angelica born 1997-06-23
  2. April born 2010-04-03
  3. Asha born 2002-03-05
  4. Bonnie born 1994-10-29
  5. Juliet (Juliette) born 1992-12-30
  6. Kelly Ann born 1996-01-01
  7. Luna (Nancy) born 1984-00-00
  8. Mable born 2006-04-06
  9. Piper born 2012-08-13

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Origin


Tonka (Barbie) was born captive-born 1983-08-23 at Circus World (Polk City).

Parentage


Parents of Tonka (Barbie) are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Minyak (mother).

Siblings through the mother Minyak:

  1. 1987-04-02 - † 2006 (M) Ceasar
  2. 1992-10-17 - † 1992-10-17 (F) stillborn
  3. 1994-08-19 - † 1998 (M) Kenny (Kenneth)

Pedigree


Tonka (Barbie)s ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Born: 1966

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Comments / pictures

Father was Hugo or Vance, both bulls were present.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tonka (Barbie), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at White Oak Conservation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=579. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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