Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Joy at Houston Zoo


♀ Joy

Identification

SSP nr00

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 4 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2017-07-12 captive-born
Birth place: in Houston Zoo

Parents: x ♀ Shanti
Locations
Present / last location:Houston Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2017-07-12Houston Zoo

Document updated2018-03-02: new record
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Location


Joy is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Houston Zoo, in United States.

Joy arrived Houston Zoo 2017-07-12,

In Houston Zoo, Joy lives together with 12 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Baylor born 2010-05-04
  2. ,
  3. Duncan born 2014-02-08
  4. ,
  5. Methai (Me Thai) born 1969
  6. ,
  7. Nelson born 2020-05-12
  8. ,
  9. Shanti born 1990-10-11
  10. ,
  11. Teddy born 2021-05-16
  12. ,
  13. Tess born 1981
  14. ,
  15. Thai (Thailand) born 1965
  16. ,
  17. Tilly born 2018-06-17
  18. ,
  19. Tucker born 2005-05-12
  20. ,
  21. Tupelo born 2010-10-03
  22. ,
  23. Winnie born 2021-03-10
  24. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Joy was born captive-born 2017-07-12 at Houston Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Joy are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Shanti (mother).


Siblings through the mother Shanti:

  1. 2004-08-17 - † 2005-04-15 (F) Bella
  2. 2006-10-01 - † 2008-11-09 (M) Mac
  3. 2010-05-04(M) Baylor
  4. 2014-02-08(M) Duncan
  5. 2020-05-12(M) Nelson

Pedigree


Joys ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Joy

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Born:
Sire:
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Dame:
Shanti

Born: 1990-10-11

Sire:
Onyx (Big Mac)

Born: 1962
Dead: 2002-05-22
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Bozie

Born: 1975
Dead: 2002-05-22
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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Joy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16771. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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