Tupelo an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Houston Zoo

Tupelo
ID Number:   SSP Number: 735 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 10 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Houston Zoo
ArrivalHouston Zoo
Born:* 2010-10-03 captive-born
in Houston Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 124.00 kgs, 272.80 lbs
Parents: Thai (Thailand) x Tess
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
Tupelos pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2011-03-17:�youtube film
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Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tupelo, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6220. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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