Thong Dee an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Western Plains Zoo

Thong Dee
ID Number:   ASMP Number: 60 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Western Plains Zoo
ArrivalWestern Plains Zoo 2015-04-30
from Taronga Zoo (Sydney Zoo)
Taronga Zoo (Sydney Zoo) 2006-11-02
from Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station
Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station 2006-07-30
from Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal 2004-00-00
from Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
Born:* 2000 unknown
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2009-07-04 Luk Chai
  2. (M) 2016-11-02 Sabai
Document updated2009-07-23:�pregnancy status changed
2010-11-09:�spelling of name
2011-04-19:�prev loc
2016-01-04: transfer
2018-04-21: PC
Thong Dee was impregnated naturally by mate Gong

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Thong Dee, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Western Plains Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Glenn Sullivan, Dubbo, Australia.

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