Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Tupelo at Houston Zoo

♀ Tupelo
Tupelo, right from her mother Tess
Tupelo, right from her mother Tess

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Identification

SSP nr735

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 11 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2010-10-03 captive-born
Birth place: in Houston Zoo
Birth weight 124.00 kgs, 272.80 lbs

Parents: Thai (Thailand) x ♀ Tess
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2021-03-10 Winnie SSP id: 00
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Houston Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

Houston Zoo
Record history
History of updates2011-03-17: youtube film
2016-01-05: SSP nr
2021-02-11: pregnant
2021-03-11: Updated as not pregnant

Latest document update2021-03-11 23:05:22
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Biography

Location


Tupelo is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Houston Zoo, in United States.

Tupelo arrived Houston Zoo unknown date,

In Houston Zoo, Tupelo lives together with 12 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 2. ♂ Baylor born 2010-05-04
  2. ,   
  3. 3. ♂ Duncan born 2014-02-08
  4. ,   
  5. 4. ♀ Joy born 2017-07-12
  6. ,   
  7. 5. ♀ Methai (Me Thai) born 1969
  8. ,   
  9. 6. ♂ Nelson born 2020-05-12
  10. ,   
  11. 7. ♀ Shanti born 1990-10-11
  12. ,   
  13. 8. ♂ Teddy born 2021-05-16
  14. ,   
  15. 9. ♀ Tess born 1981
  16. ,   
  17. 10. ♂ Thai (Thailand) born 1965
  18. ,   
  19. 11. ♀ Tilly born 2018-06-17
  20. ,   
  21. 12. ♂ Tucker born 2005-05-12
  22. ,   
  23. 13. ♀ Winnie born 2021-03-10
  24. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

    Offspring


    1. (F) 2021-03-10 Winnie SSP id: 00

    Origin


    Tupelo was born captive-born 2010-10-03 at Houston Zoo.

    Parentage


    Parents of Tupelo are: ♂ Thai (Thailand) (father) and ♀ Tess (mother).

    Siblings through the father Thai (Thailand):

    1. (F) stillborn
    2. 1983-04-21 -- † 1983-05-17 (F) Shani
    3. 1984-02-01 -- † 1988-08-26 (M) Bopper (Beau Thai)
    4. 1984-12-18 -- † 1984-12-18 (F) stillborn
    5. 1987-12-31 -- † 1998-08-30 (M) Kiba
    6. 1988-12-07 -- † 1991-09-02 (F) Pearl
    7. 1991-07-17 -- † 2004-09-05 (F) Kimba
    8. 1991-10-25 -- † 1991-10-25 (F) stillborn
    9. 1993-07-27 -- † 1993-07-27 () stillborn
    10. 1993-12-29 -- † 2000-01-01 (F) Singgah
    11. 1995-07-28 -- † 1995-07-28 () stillborn
    12. 2003-12-28 -- † 2003-12-29 (F) none
    13. 2004-08-17 -- † 2005-04-15 (F) Bella
    14. 2006-10-01 -- † 2008-11-09 (M) Mac
    15. 2010-05-04(M) Baylor
    16. 2014-02-08(M) Duncan
    17. 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
    18. 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
    19. 2018-06-17(F) Tilly
    20. 2021-05-16(M) Teddy

    Siblings through the mother Tess:

    1. 1998-07-30 - † 1999-03-22 (F) Annie
    2. 2005-05-12(M) Tucker
    3. 2014-06-30 - † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
    4. 2014-06-30 - † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
    5. 2018-06-17(F) Tilly
    6. 2021-05-16(M) Teddy

    Pedigree


    Tupelos ancestral Pedigree:
    P I II III

    Tupelo

    Sire (f):
    Thai (Thailand)

    Born: 1965

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    Dame m:
    Tess

    Born: 1981

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tupelo, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6220. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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