Ma Ya Yee at Emmen Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Ma Ya Yee at Emmen Zoo

Ma Ya Yee. Emmen Zoo 2008. Photo: © Petra Prager
Ma Ya Yee
ID Number:EEP Number: 9903 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 19 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Emmen Zoo
ArrivedEmmen Zoo 1999-05-02
Born:1999-05-02 captive-born in
Emmen Zoo
Parents: Nagathan (Naing Thein, Bully) x Htoo Kin Aye
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2009-05-23 Ein She Min, EEP nr: 200907
  2. (M) 2014-07-20 Ravi, EEP nr: 201408
  3. (M) 2018-06-26 Manoa
Siblings through the father Nagathan (Naing Thein, Bully):
  1. 1992-03-01(F) Mingalor Oo
  2. 1992-06-01 -- † 1993-07-01 (M) Bo Gyi
  3. 1994-05-29 -- † 1994-05-30 (M) Kan Yome
  4. 1994-08-23(M) Ant Bwe Lay
  5. 1997-11-09(M) Aung Naing
  6. 1997-12-23 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Tsje Pyan
  7. 1998-02-08(M) Maung Htoo
  8. 1998-03-08(F) Ma Palai
  9. 1998-07-09 -- † 1998-07-09 (M) Notnamed
  10. 2001-07-16(M) Aung Bo
  11. 2002-03-04 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Aung Si
  12. 2002-05-27 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Kan Kaung
  13. 2002-09-05 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Than Myan
  14. 2005-06-06(M) Letsongmon
  15. 2012-04-09 -- † 2012-04-09 (M) noname
  16. 2012-04-20 -- † 2012-04-20 (F) stillborn
  17. 2015-03-25 -- † 2015-03-31 (F) "Russelchen"
Siblings through the mother Htoo Kin Aye:
  1. 1992-03-01(F) Mingalor Oo
  2. 1994-08-23(M) Ant Bwe Lay
  3. 2005-06-06(M) Letsongmon
  4. 2007-08-08(F) Shwe Zin (Swe Zin)
  5. 2010-03-09(M) Einga-Tha
  6. 2012-05-22 -- † 2012-06-11 (M) Thura
Ma Ya Yees pedigree:
P I II III

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Nagathan (Naing Thein, Bully)

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Htoo Kin Aye

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Document updated2009-03-25: Image
2009-03-30: Text
2009-05-23: not pregnant = mother
2018-03-02: pregnant with Mekong
2018-06-29: not pregnant = mother
Emmen Zoo has confirmed: Ma Yay Yee is pregnant, and the baby is expected ...? Emmen don't do tests so they can't tell, but a caregiver told me a month ago that he thinks she will deliver in May this year.
Ma Yay Yee is the 10 years old daughter of bull Naing Thein (now in Prague) and Htoo Kin Aye who already is granmother of Myo Set Kaung and Yoe Ma. Hopely this time it will be a baby girl.
Father of the expected baby is of course Radza. He has 4.3 descendants, so the next one might be a girl indeed.

Pregnant Elephants in the Netherlands, The Elephant Commentator, 2009-03-29

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