Methai (Me Thai) an Asian elephant at Houston Zoo


♀ Methai (Me Thai)
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 52 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
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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. Baylor born 2010-05-04
  2. ,
  3. Duncan born 2014-02-08
  4. ,
  5. Joy born 2017-07-12
  6. ,
  7. Nelson born 2020-05-12
  8. ,
  9. Shanti born 1990-10-11
  10. ,
  11. Tess born 1981
  12. ,
  13. Thai (Thailand) born 1965
  14. ,
  15. Tilly born 2018-06-17
  16. ,
  17. Tucker born 2005-05-12
  18. ,
  19. Tupelo born 2010-10-03
  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 9 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1741. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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