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

♀ Pai Tai


SSP nr395


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1984
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Taipei Zoo, in Taiwan

Date of arrival

1986-09-15Taipei 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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Pai Tai is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Taipei Zoo, in Taiwan.

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

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

See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Pai Tai was born wild 1982, captured 1984 .

Comments / pictures

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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Pai Tai, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Taipei Zoo in Taiwan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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