Popeye
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC) in Thailand

Biography
♂ Popeye

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 14 years old
Status:confiscated
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2010 unknown
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC), in Thailand

Date of arrival

2012-02-27Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC)
from ATV Seaview Elephant Trekking Camp

2011-00-00ATV Seaview Elephant Trekking Camp
from Unknown

Unknown
from Suan Phung unspecified elephant camp

Suan Phung unspecified elephant camp
from Kaeng Krachan National Park

Record history
History of updates2023-02-15

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


Popeye is a living confiscated Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC), in Thailand.

Popeye arrived in 2012-02-27 to the Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC), relocated from the ATV Seaview Elephant Trekking Camp, in Thailand.


Social

Popeye lives together with 92 other elephants at the Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♀ AI
  2. 2. ♂ AI born 2007-03-07
  3. 3. ♀ Bai Tong
  4. 4. ♂ Plai Boon Long born 2011
  5. 5. ♂ Butoo born 2018-08-18
  6. 6. ♀ Chun Pen
  7. 7. ♀ Fa Jam born ~2016
  8. 8. ♀ Fahsai
  9. 9. ♀ Pang Fueng Fah born ~2000
  10. 10. ♀ Gingtong
  11. 11. ♂ Joey
  12. 12. ♂ Jojo
  13. 13. ♀ Kaengsopa born 2003
  14. 14. ♂ Karn Kraey
  15. 15. ♂ Katid
  16. 16. ♀ Khai Waan born 2012-09-25
  17. 17. ♀ Khampun born 1967
  18. 18. ♀ Pang Kod born 1982
  19. 19. ♀ Kongtong born 1977
  20. 20. ♀ Lawan
  21. 21. ♀ Look Khang
  22. 22. ♀ Maddy (Mo Dee) born 1980?
  23. 23. ♂ Plai Mee Chok born >2008
  24. 24. ♂ Momay
  25. 25. ♀ Nam Mei
  26. 26. ♀ Nau Oon born 2004-06-12
  27. 27. ♂ Plai Nhing-Nhong
  28. 28. ♀ Now May
  29. 29. ♀ Pang Pachi (Pachee) born 2007
  30. 30. ♀ Pang Pum Paung born 1981
  31. 31. ♀ Pang Yom
  32. 32. ♀ Phunzup
  33. 33. ♀ Prachaub
  34. 34. ♀ Prathida born 1993
  35. 35. ♀ Saishon
  36. 36. ♀ Saitong
  37. 37. ♂ Sak Surin born 1994
  38. 38. ♂ Sampran born 2002
  39. 39. ♀ Sing Korn (Singha Khon)
  40. 40. ♂ Singha born 2011-04-05
  41. 41. ♀ Somchai
  42. 42. ♂ Sri Dor Yai
  43. 43. ♂ Sri Siam born 2001
  44. 44. ♀ Tan Tawan
  45. 45. ♀ Tanwa
  46. 46. ♀ Thangmo born 2006
  47. 47. ♂ Tongkam born 2011-09-09
  48. 48. ♀ Tongpoon
  49. 49. ♀ Tongtae born 1999
  50. 50. ♂ Tongtang
  51. 51. ♀ Uaengkam born 2008-03-03
  52. 52. ⚪ uknown
  53. 53. ♀ unknown
  54. 54. ⚪ unknown
  55. 55. ⚪ unknown
  56. 56. ♀ unknown
  57. 57. ♂ unknown
  58. 58. ♀ unknown
  59. 59. ⚪ unknown
  60. 60. ♀ unknown
  61. 61. ⚪ unknown
  62. 62. ⚪ unknown
  63. 63. ⚪ unknown
  64. 64. ⚪ unknown
  65. 65. ⚪ unknown
  66. 66. ♀ unknown
  67. 67. ⚪ unknown
  68. 68. ⚪ unknown
  69. 69. ⚪ unknown
  70. 70. ⚪ unknown
  71. 71. ⚪ unknown
  72. 72. ⚪ unknown
  73. 73. ⚪ unknown
  74. 74. ⚪ unknown
  75. 75. ⚪ unknown
  76. 76. ⚪ unknown
  77. 77. ⚪ unknown
  78. 78. ⚪ unknown
  79. 79. ⚪ unknown
  80. 80. ♀ unknown
  81. 81. ⚪ unknown born 2008-10-23
  82. 82. ♂ unknown
  83. 83. ⚪ unknown
  84. 84. ⚪ unknown
  85. 85. ⚪ unknown
  86. 86. ⚪ unknown
  87. 87. ♂ unknown born 1984
  88. 88. ♀ Wandee
  89. 89. ♀ Wang Chao
  90. 90. ♀ Wangtong born 2003
  91. 91. ♀ Wanna
  92. 92. ♀ wild mother


Origin

Popeye was born unknown 2010.


Comments / pictures

“The DNA test results prove that the youngster is directly related to a wild female elephant seized at Kaeng Krachan wildlife park in Kanchanaburi province,” Col Watcharin explained. “The baby will not be sent back to the ATV camp, but reunited with its mother instead,” he said.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Popeye, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC) in Thailand. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 May 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5957. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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