Tamu (Tamy, Tommy) an Asian elephant at Toluca Zoo


♀ Tamu (Tamy, Tommy)
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 60 years old
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Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1960 unknown
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1991-09-16 Bireki
Locations
Present / last location:Toluca Zoo, in Mexico

Date of Arrival

2014-12-10Toluca Zoo
from Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia
Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia 1964-00-00
from Bertram Mills Circus

Document updated2012-11-15: changed country of origin
2018-02-27: alive in Tolouca, not dead!
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Tamu (Tamy, Tommy) is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Toluca Zoo, in Mexico.

Tamu (Tamy, Tommy) arrived in Toluca Zoo 2014-12-10, relocated from Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia, in Mexico.

In Toluca Zoo, Tamu (Tamy, Tommy) lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Maya
  2. ,
  3. Ted (Teddy) born 1962
  4. ,
  5. Bireki born 1991-09-16
  6. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1991-09-16 Bireki

Origin


Tamu (Tamy, Tommy) was born unknown 1960.


Comments / pictures

According to Gösta kruse, in his book he say the two young elephants came from Siam.Trunk call by Gosta Kruse



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tamu (Tamy, Tommy), an Asian at Toluca Zoo in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7474. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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