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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Pai Tai  dead elephant


SSP nr395


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Born:* 1982 wild
Birth place: in Africa unspecified location
Capture: 1984
Dead: 2002-10-27
Death reason: unknown:
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
2022-03-01: Updated as dead
2022-03-01: Born in Africa

Latest document update2022-03-01 04:07:57
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† Pai Tai is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2002-10-27 at Taipei Zoo, in Taiwan, .


Pai Tai was born wild 1982 at Africa unspecified location, 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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Pai Tai, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Taipei Zoo in Taiwan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 September 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Taipei Zoo, through Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS)

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