Tamu (Tamy, Tommy) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Toluca Zoo (Zoologico de Zacango)

Tamu (Tamy, Tommy)
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 60 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Toluca Zoo (Zoologico de Zacango)
ArrivalToluca Zoo (Zoologico de Zacango) 2014-12-10
from Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia
Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia 1964-00-00
from Bertram Mills Circus
Born:* 1960 unknown Thailand
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1991-09-16 Bireki
Document updated2012-11-15: changed country of origin
2018-02-27: alive in Tolouca, not dead!
According to Gösta kruse, in his book he say the two young elephants came from Siam.Trunk call by Gosta Kruse

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tamu (Tamy, Tommy), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Toluca Zoo (Zoologico de Zacango) in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7474. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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