Sundara at Chester Zoo

Sundara
ID Number:EEP Number: 200403 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 13 years
Management:Protected contact
Location:Chester Zoo
ArrivedChester Zoo 2004-03-07
Born:2004-03-07 captive-born in
Chester Zoo
Parents: Upali x Sithami
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2012-11-25 Hari Hi Way, EEP nr: 201213
  2. (F) 2016-12-17 Indali, EEP nr: xx
Siblings through the father Upali:
  1. 2006-11-12 -- † 2009-07-23 (M) Raman
  2. 2010-07-18 -- † 2013-07-29 (M) Nayan Hi Way
  3. 2011-01-22 -- † 2013-06-03? (F) Jamilah Hi Way
  4. 2012-11-25 -- † 2015-10-27 (M) Hari Hi Way
  5. 2013-01-21 -- † 2015-09-14 (F) Bala Hi Way
  6. 2014-07-17(M) Kavi
  7. 2014-08-19(M) Ashoka
  8. 2014-09-17(F) Samiya
  9. 2016-09-19(F) Zinda
Siblings through the mother Sithami:
  1. 2010-07-18 -- † 2013-07-29 (M) Nayan Hi Way
  2. 2013-01-21 -- † 2015-09-14 (F) Bala Hi Way
  3. 2017-01-18(M) Aayu Hi Way
Sundaras pedigree:
P I II III

Sundara

Sire:
Upali

Sire:
Maxi (Maknah, Mak)
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Sithami

Sire:
Chang
Sire:
Sak (Chieng Mai)
Dame:
Ida (Danida, Rani)
Dame:
Thai (Thi Ha Way)
Sire:
Dame:
Document updated2011-06-25: corrected parentage, from Chang to Upali.
2012-11-25: source for the parentage correction
Since there was always doubts about Sundara's parentage (Chang and Upali were potential fathers), DNA tests were done to have certainty of who is she offspring from. The tests revealed that Upali is her dad and not Chang:


Potential fathers), DNA tests were done to have certainty of who is she offspring from. The tests revealed that Upali is her dad and not Chang. So another item for you to update.Eveline De Wolf, 2011-06-25

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