Mei Tai
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Taipei Zoo in Taiwan

♀ Mei Tai

Identification

SSP nr397

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Taipei Zoo, in Taiwan

Date of arrival

1986-09-22Taipei Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Record history
History of updates2011-04-06: New elephant RE

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

Location


Mei Tai is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Taipei Zoo, in Taiwan.

Mei Tai arrived in 1986-09-22 to the Taipei Zoo, relocated from the International Animal Exchange (Ferndale), in United States.

Mei Tai lives together with 5 other elephants at the Taipei Zoo:
  1. Chamba born 1979
  2. Chien Hui born 1982
  3. Pai Tai born 1982
  4. You Kai
  5. You Xin

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Mei Tai was born wild 1982.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mei Tai, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Taipei Zoo in Taiwan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6895. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • In the 2005 Edition of the North American Regional Studbook for the African Elephant, this animal is listed as alive. The 2008 SSP Update lists this elephant as Lost to Follow-up.
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