Porntip at Western Plains Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant Porntip at Western Plains Zoo

Porntip with her calf. Taronga and Taronga Western Plains Zoos
ID Number:   ASMP Number: 63 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Western Plains Zoo
ArrivedWestern Plains Zoo 2015-04-24
from Taronga Zoo
Taronga Zoo 2006-11-02
from Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station
Cocos Island Animal Quarantine Station 2006-07-30
from Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Born:1992 unknown
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2010-03-10 Pathi Harn
  2. (F) 2018-06-14 Kanlaya
Document updated2008-12-28: Image
2008-12-28: Image removed at request of Roger Brogan.
2010-12-03: nr
2011-04-19: prev locations
2011-08-25: removed incorrect text about the father.
2016-01-04: transfer
2017-04-11: pregnant
2018-04-21: due
2018-07-01: not pregnant
2018: Porntip is due to calf in late June, early July from an AI using the Perth zoo bull, Putra mas/ Silup.

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Asian Elephant cow, Porntip, will give birth to a calf in July 2018

Sources, among others

  • Glenn Sullivan, Dubbo, Australia
  • Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2004) compiled by David Pepper-Edwards, Australia

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