Tupelo an Asian elephant at Houston Zoo


♀ Tupelo
Tupelo, right from her mother Tess
Tupelo, right from her mother Tess
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Identification

SSP nr735

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 11 years old
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
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2021-03-10 Winnie SSP id: 00
Locations
Present / last location:Houston Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Houston Zoo

Document updated2011-03-17: youtube film
2016-01-05: SSP nr
2021-02-11: pregnant
2021-03-11: Updated as not pregnant
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Description

Location


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

Tupelo arrived Houston Zoo unknown date,

In Houston Zoo, Tupelo lives together with 11 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Baylor born 2010-05-04
  2. ,
  3. Duncan born 2014-02-08
  4. ,
  5. Joy born 2017-07-12
  6. ,
  7. Methai (Me Thai) born 1969
  8. ,
  9. Nelson born 2020-05-12
  10. ,
  11. Shanti born 1990-10-11
  12. ,
  13. Tess born 1981
  14. ,
  15. Thai (Thailand) born 1965
  16. ,
  17. Tilly born 2018-06-17
  18. ,
  19. Tucker born 2005-05-12
  20. ,
  21. Winnie born 2021-03-10
  22. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2021-03-10 Winnie SSP id: 00

Origin


Tupelo was born captive-born 2010-10-03 at 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

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Tess

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tupelo, an Asian elephant at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6220. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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