Thai (Thailand) at Houston Zoo

Male Asian elephant Thai (Thailand) at Houston Zoo

Thai. Houston Zoo 10/2009. Photo: © Susan Hoss
Thai (Thailand)
ID Number:EEP Number: 6507 -    SSP Number: 126 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 53 years
Management:Protected contact
Location:Houston Zoo
ArrivedHouston Zoo 1980-06-12 from Morgan Berry
Morgan Berry 1968-00-00
from
Born:1965 wild Thailand
Capture: 1967
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 19 babies

  1. (F) stillborn, SSP nr: 329
  2. (F) 1983-04-21 -- † 1983-05-17 Shani, SSP nr: 143
  3. (M) 1984-02-01 -- † 1988-08-26 Bopper (Beau Thai), SSP nr: 128
  4. (F) 1984-12-18 -- † 1984-12-18 stillborn, SSP nr: 373
  5. (M) 1987-12-31 -- † 1998-08-30 Kiba, SSP nr: 277
  6. (F) 1988-12-07 -- † 1991-09-02 Pearl, SSP nr: 301
  7. (F) 1991-07-17 -- † 2004-09-05 Kimba, SSP nr: 311
  8. (F) 1991-10-25 -- † 1991-10-25 stillborn, SSP nr: 329
  9. () 1993-07-27 -- † 1993-07-27 stillborn, SSP nr: 374
  10. (F) 1993-12-29 -- † 2000-01-01 Singgah, SSP nr: 352
  11. () 1995-07-28 -- † 1995-07-28 stillborn, SSP nr: 388
  12. (F) 2003-12-28 -- † 2003-12-29 none, SSP nr: 550
  13. (F) 2004-08-17 -- † 2005-04-15 Bella, SSP nr: 552
  14. (M) 2006-10-01 -- † 2008-11-09 Mac, SSP nr: 645
  15. (M) 2010-05-04 Baylor, SSP nr: 671
  16. (F) 2010-10-03 Tupelo, SSP nr: 735
  17. (M) 2014-02-08 Duncan, SSP nr: 760
  18. () 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 fetus (twin), SSP nr: 761
  19. () 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 fetus (twin), SSP nr: 762
Document updated2009-01-21: EEP number
2010-01-19: Image, Text
Thai is one of the most prolific breeding bulls in North America. However, though he has sired fourteen calves, five were stillborn and none of the remaining nine lived past the age of thirteen.

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