Methai (Me Thai) an Asian elephant at Houston Zoo


♀ Methai (Me Thai)
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (127)
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 5 babies

1. Born 1984-02-01
(dead † 1988-08-26)
Bopper (Beau Thai) SSP id: 128

2. Born 1987-12-31
(dead † 1998-08-30)
Kiba SSP id: 277

3. Born 1991-07-17
(dead † 2004-09-05)
Kimba SSP id: 311

4. Born 1993-12-29
(dead † 2000-01-01)
Singgah SSP id: 352

5. Born 2003-12-28
(dead † 2003-12-29)
none SSP id: 550
Locations
Present / last location:Houston Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival

1981-05-08Houston Zoo
from Morgan Berry
Morgan Berry 1978-00-00
from Wildlife Safari
Wildlife Safari 1975-00-00
from Morgan Berry

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Methai (Me Thai) is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Houston Zoo, in United States.

Methai (Me Thai) arrived in Houston Zoo 1981-05-08, relocated from Morgan Berry, in United States.

In Houston Zoo, Methai (Me Thai) lives together with 10 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Thai (Thailand) born 1965
  2. ,
  3. Tess born 1981
  4. ,
  5. Shanti born 1990-10-11
  6. ,
  7. Tucker born 2005-05-12
  8. ,
  9. Baylor born 2010-05-04
  10. ,
  11. Tupelo born 2010-10-03
  12. ,
  13. Duncan born 2014-02-08
  14. ,
  15. Joy born 2017-07-12
  16. ,
  17. Tilly born 2018-06-17
  18. ,
  19. Nelson born 2020-05-12
  20. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 1984-02-01 -- † 1988-08-26 Bopper (Beau Thai) SSP id: 128
  2. (M) 1987-12-31 -- † 1998-08-30 Kiba SSP id: 277
  3. (F) 1991-07-17 -- † 2004-09-05 Kimba SSP id: 311
  4. (F) 1993-12-29 -- † 2000-01-01 Singgah SSP id: 352
  5. (F) 2003-12-28 -- † 2003-12-29 none SSP id: 550

Origin


Methai (Me Thai) was born wild 1969.


Comments / pictures

Cured from Elephant herpes virus



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Methai (Me Thai), an Asian at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1741. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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