Thong Dee an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Thong Dee
ID nr:   ASMP Number: 60 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Taronga Western Plains Zoo
ArrivalTaronga Western Plains Zoo 2015-04-30
from Sydney Zoo
Sydney Zoo 2006-11-02
from Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station
Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station 2006-07-30
from Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal 2004-00-00
from Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
Born:* 2000 unknown
Freight:Air cargo
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2009-07-04 Luk Chai
  2. (M) 2016-11-02 Sabai
Document updated2009-07-23:�pregnancy status changed
2010-11-09:�spelling of name
2011-04-19:�prev loc
2016-01-04: transfer
2018-04-21: PC
Thong Dee was impregnated naturally by mate Gong

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Thong Dee, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Glenn Sullivan, Dubbo, Australia.

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