Tess is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Houston Zoo, in United States.
Tess arrived Houston Zoo 2008-09-12, relocated from Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson), in United States.In Houston Zoo, Tess lives together with 12 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)
Tess was born wild 1981.
2008: In September 2008, the Houston Zoo purchased Tess and her son Tucker from Have Trunk Will Travel in Calfornia.
2010: In February 2010, the Houston Zoo announced that two of its female elephants were pregnant. Shanti was due to give birth in the spring and Tess in the fall, both impregnated naturally by the zoo's breeding bull, Thai.
2018-05-11: Tess pregnant, due this summer
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