Nyah an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Indianapolis Zoo

☨ Nyah
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 7 years old
Dead date: 2019-03-19
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Location:Indianapolis Zoo
ArrivalIndianapolis Zoo 2012-06-28
Born:* 2012-06-28 captive-born through
artificial insemination
in Indianapolis Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 110.91 kgs, 244.00 lbs
Parents: Jack (Jackson) x Ivory
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(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
Siblings through the mother Ivory:
  1. 2000-08-04(M) Ajani
  2. 2006-08-31(F) Zahara
Nyahs pedigree:
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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
Nyah means "purpose" in Swahili.


Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Nyah, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Indianapolis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12736. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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