Joy
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Houston Zoo in United States

♀ Joy

Identification

SSP nr00

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 7 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2017-07-12 captive-born
Birth place: in Houston Zoo

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

Date of arrival

2017-07-12Houston Zoo
Record history
History of updates2018-03-02: new record

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Biography

Biography


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

Joy arrived in 2017-07-12 to the Houston Zoo,

Social

Joy lives together with 11 other elephants at the Houston Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♂ Baylor born 2010-05-04
  2. 2. ♀ Methai (Me Thai) born 1969
  3. 3. ♂ Nelson born 2020-05-12
  4. 4. ♀ Shanti born 1990-10-11
  5. 5. ♂ Teddy born 2021-05-16
  6. 6. ♀ Tess born 1981
  7. 7. ♂ Thai (Thailand) born 1965
  8. 8. ♀ Tilly born 2018-06-17
  9. 9. ♂ Tucker born 2005-05-12
  10. 10. ♀ Tupelo born 2010-10-03
  11. 11. ♀ Winnie born 2021-03-10

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:

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Born:
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:


Born:
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Shanti

Born: 1990-10-11

Sire mf:
Onyx (Big Mac)

Born: 1962
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Bozie

Born: 1975
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Joy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 March 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16771. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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