African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Nyah at Indianapolis Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Nyah  

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 7 years old
Origin
Born:* 2012-06-28 captive-born
Birth place: through
artificial insemination in Indianapolis Zoo
Birth weight 110.91 kgs, 244.00 lbs

Parents: Jack (Jackson) x ♀ Ivory
Death
Dead: 2019-03-19
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus EEHV3A
Locations
Present / last location:Indianapolis Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2012-06-28Indianapolis Zoo

Document updated2012-07-01: new elephant
2012-07-22: name
2012-09-24: film
2013-08-13: father
2019-05-08: dead
2020-07-08: corrected weight to birth weight
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Description

† Nyah is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Indianapolis Zoo, in United States, from disease 2019-03-19. Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus EEHV3A. (see detailed list).

Origin


Nyah was conceived through artificial insemination and born captive-born 2012-06-28 at Indianapolis Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Nyah are: ♂ Jack (Jackson) (father) and ♀ Ivory (mother).


Siblings through the father Jack (Jackson):

  1. 1998-04-22 -- † 1998-04-22 (M) stillborn
  2. 1999-09-12(F) Victoria
  3. 2000-09-19(M) Callee
  4. 2004-07-06(F) Kianga
  5. 2005-12-19(F) Nidirah (Nadirah)
  6. 2007-03-18 -- † 2010-05-12 (M) Scotty
  7. 2008-06-28(M) Tsavo
  8. 2008-07-09(F) Angelina
  9. 2008-07-25(F) Zuri
  10. 2008-10-28 -- † 2008-10-28 () fetal death
  11. 2009-07-06 -- † 2009-07-07 (F) Lil Girl
  12. 2009-08-10(F) Zuri
  13. 2010-02-24 -- † 2010-02-24 () stillborn
  14. 2011-06-03 -- † 2021-04-10? (M) Lucas
  15. 2011-07-20 -- † 2019-03-26 (F) Kalina
  16. 2017-05-31 -- † 2017-08-30 () unknown
  17. 2019-09-02(M) Fitz
  18. 2021-07-18(F) notnamed

Siblings through the mother Ivory:

  1. 2000-08-04(M) Ajani
  2. 2006-08-31(F) Zahara

Pedigree


Nyahs ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Nyah

Sire:
Jack (Jackson)

Born: 1976

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Ivory

Born: 1982

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Comments / pictures

Nyah means "purpose" in Swahili.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Nyah, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Indianapolis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12736. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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