Porntip
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo in Australia

♀ Porntip
Porntip with her calf. Taronga and Taronga Western Plains Zoos
Porntip with her calf. Taronga and Taronga Western Plains Zoos

Identification

ASMP nr63

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 30 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1992 unknown
Birth place:
Imported:2004
Freight:Air cargo
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2010-03-10 Pathi Harn

2. Born 2018-06-14 Kanlaya
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo, in Australia

Date of arrival

2015-04-24Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo
from Sydney Zoo

2006-11-02Sydney Zoo
from Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station

2006-07-30Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station
from Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal

Record history
History of updates2008-12-28: Image
2008-12-28: Image removed at request of Roger Brogan.
2010-12-03: nr
2011-04-19: prev locations
2011-08-25: removed incorrect text about the father.
2016-01-04: transfer
2017-04-11: pregnant
2018-04-21: due
2018-07-01: not pregnant

Latest document update2020-10-19 05:04:43
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Location


Porntip is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo, in Australia.

Porntip arrived in 2015-04-24 to the Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo, relocated from the Sydney Zoo, in Australia.

Porntip lives together with 6 other elephants at the Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo:
  1. Anjalee born 2006-08-23
  2. Gung (Prawn) born 2000
  3. Kanlaya born 2018-06-14
  4. Pathi Harn born 2010-03-10
  5. Sabai born 2016-11-02
  6. Thong Dee born 2000

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (M) 2010-03-10 Pathi Harn
  2. (F) 2018-06-14 Kanlaya

Origin


Porntip was born unknown 1992. and imported 2004, Air cargo


Comments / pictures

2018: Porntip is due to calf in late June, early July from an AI using the Perth zoo bull, Putra mas/ Silup.

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Asian Elephant cow, Porntip, will give birth to a calf in July 2018

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Porntip, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=592. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1992 births | Breeding cows | 2004 imports | Elephants from Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo | Australia | Asian elephants


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