Tupelo an Asian elephant at Houston Zoo


♀ Tupelo
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 10 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (735)
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2010-10-03 captive-born
Birth place: in Houston Zoo
Birth weight 124.00 kgs, 272.80 lbs

Parents: Thai (Thailand) x ♀ Tess
Locations
Present / last location:Houston Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival

Houston Zoo

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Tupelo is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Houston Zoo, in United States.

Tupelo arrived in Houston Zoo unknown date,

In Houston Zoo, Tupelo lives together with 10 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Thai (Thailand) born 1965
  2. ,
  3. Methai (Me Thai) born 1969
  4. ,
  5. Tess born 1981
  6. ,
  7. Shanti born 1990-10-11
  8. ,
  9. Tucker born 2005-05-12
  10. ,
  11. Baylor born 2010-05-04
  12. ,
  13. Duncan born 2014-02-08
  14. ,
  15. Joy born 2017-07-12
  16. ,
  17. Tilly born 2018-06-17
  18. ,
  19. Nelson born 2020-05-12
  20. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Tupelo was born captive-born 2010-10-03 in Houston Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Tupelo are: ♂ Thai (Thailand) (father) and ♀ Tess (mother).


Siblings through the father Thai (Thailand):

  1. (F) stillborn
  2. 1983-04-21 -- † 1983-05-17 (F) Shani
  3. 1984-02-01 -- † 1988-08-26 (M) Bopper (Beau Thai)
  4. 1984-12-18 -- † 1984-12-18 (F) stillborn
  5. 1987-12-31 -- † 1998-08-30 (M) Kiba
  6. 1988-12-07 -- † 1991-09-02 (F) Pearl
  7. 1991-07-17 -- † 2004-09-05 (F) Kimba
  8. 1991-10-25 -- † 1991-10-25 (F) stillborn
  9. 1993-07-27 -- † 1993-07-27 () stillborn
  10. 1993-12-29 -- † 2000-01-01 (F) Singgah
  11. 1995-07-28 -- † 1995-07-28 () stillborn
  12. 2003-12-28 -- † 2003-12-29 (F) none
  13. 2004-08-17 -- † 2005-04-15 (F) Bella
  14. 2006-10-01 -- † 2008-11-09 (M) Mac
  15. 2010-05-04(M) Baylor
  16. 2014-02-08(M) Duncan
  17. 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
  18. 2014-06-30 -- † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
  19. 2018-06-17(F) Tilly

Siblings through the mother Tess:

  1. 1998-07-30 - † 1999-03-22 (F) Annie
  2. 2005-05-12(M) Tucker
  3. 2014-06-30 - † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
  4. 2014-06-30 - † 2014-06-30 () fetus (twin)
  5. 2018-06-17(F) Tilly

Pedigree


Tupelos pedigree:
P I II III

Tupelo

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Tess

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tupelo, an Asian at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6220. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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