Mei Tai an African savanna elephant at Taipei Zoo


♀ Mei Tai
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (397)
Management:
Origin
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:Taipei Zoo, in Taiwan

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

Document updated2011-04-06: New elephant RE
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Mei Tai is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Taipei Zoo, in Taiwan.

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

In Taipei Zoo, Mei Tai lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Chamba born 1979
  2. ,
  3. Chien Hui born 1982
  4. ,
  5. Pai Tai born 1982
  6. ,
  7. You Kai
  8. ,
  9. You Xin
  10. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Mei Tai was born wild 1982.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Mei Tai, an African savanna at Taipei Zoo in Taiwan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 January 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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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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