Thai
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Zurich Zoo in Switzerland

♂ Thai
*KLOEF
Photo: Torben Klöfkorn, Germany

Identification

EEP nr200408

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 17 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 2004-11-26 captive-born
Birth place: in Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Parents: Hussein x ♀ Thura
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2017-02-25 Ruwani EEP id: 201705

2. Born 2020-02-05 Umesh EEP id: 202002

3. Born 2020-04-05 unnnamed EEP id: 202008

4. Born 2020-08-19
(dead † 2020-08-19)
Unnamed EEP id: 202012? (EEP nr N/A)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland

Date of arrival

2014-08-12Zurich Zoo
from Heidelberg Zoo

2010-06-21Heidelberg Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Record history
History of updates2010-06-22: transfer
2016-01-03: transfer
2020-12-09: picture

Latest document update2020-12-09 15:11:39
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Location


Thai is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland.

Thai arrived in 2014-08-12 to the Zurich Zoo, relocated from the Heidelberg Zoo, in Germany.

Thai lives together with 7 other elephants at the Zurich Zoo:
  1. Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) born 1975-07-01
  2. Chandra born 2002-05-14
  3. Farha born 2005-05-03
  4. Indi born 1986-02-28
  5. Omysha born 2014-06-17
  6. Ruwani born 2017-02-25
  7. Umesh born 2020-02-05

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Offspring


Total: 4 babies

  1. (F) 2017-02-25 Ruwani EEP id: 201705
  2. (M) 2020-02-05 Umesh EEP id: 202002
  3. (F) 2020-04-05 unnnamed EEP id: 202008
  4. (M) 2020-08-19 -- † 2020-08-19 Unnamed EEP id: 202012? (EEP nr N/A)

Origin


Thai was born captive-born 2004-11-26 at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen).

Parentage


Parents of Thai are: ♂ Hussein (father) and ♀ Thura (mother).

Siblings through the father Hussein:

  1. 1992-03-23(F) Ratna
  2. 1995-12-25 -- † 2000-12-30 (M) Tharun
  3. 1996-01-09 -- † 1996-01-09 (M) stillborn
  4. 1996-06-04(F) Corny
  5. 1996-07-01(F) Indra (Salvana)
  6. 1996-10-17 -- † 1996-10-17 (M) stillborn
  7. 1999-11-27(F) Sandry
  8. 2001-11-09 -- † 2001-11-09 (M) noname
  9. 2003-05-14(F) Kandy
  10. 2003-06-22 -- † 2003-06-22 (M) stillborn
  11. 2007-04-11(F) Shila
  12. 2008-11-21(M) Shah Rukh
  13. 2009-07-03(F) Rani
  14. 2012-04-13(M) Assam

Siblings through the mother Thura:

  1. 1992-03-23(F) Ratna
  2. 1995-12-25 - † 2000-12-30 (M) Tharun
  3. 2001-11-09 - † 2001-11-09 (M) noname
  4. 2009-07-03(F) Rani
  5. 2016-01-28 - † 2016-01-28 () miscarriage
  6. 2018-03-00 - † 2018-03-00 (unknown) aborted

Pedigree


Thais ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Thai

Sire (f):
Hussein

Born: 1972

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Dame m:
Thura

Born: 1974-00-00

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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Thai, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=511. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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