Pai Tai an African savanna elephant at Taipei Zoo

♀ Pai Tai
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (395)
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1984
Present / last location:Taipei Zoo, in Taiwan

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1986-09-15Taipei Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

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

Pai Tai arrived in Taipei Zoo 1986-09-15, relocated from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale), in United States.

In Taipei Zoo, Pai 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. Mei Tai born 1982
  6. ,
  7. You Kai
  8. ,
  9. You Xin
  10. , (see detailed list).


Pai Tai was born wild 1982, captured 1984 .

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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.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Pai Tai, an African savanna at Taipei Zoo in Taiwan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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