Maya
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Chester Zoo in United Kingdom

♀ Maya

Identification

EEP nr9001

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 55 years old
Status:flatliner
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1966 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

1990-07-19Chester Zoo
from Chessington World of Adventures (Chessington Zoo)

1990-04-06Chessington World of Adventures (Chessington Zoo)
from Bristol Zoo

1990-04-01Bristol Zoo
from Woburn Safari Park

1987-08-14Woburn Safari Park
from Bristol Zoo

1986-06-27Bristol Zoo
from Woburn Safari Park

1986-00-00Woburn Safari Park 1986-00-00
from Chipperfield organisation (Chilworth)

Chipperfield organisation (Chilworth)
from Besançon Zoo (Citadelle de Besançon)

Record history
History of updates2011-12-12: previous locations
2018-05-24: link to EleWiki submitted

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Location


Maya is a living flatliner Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom.

Maya arrived in 1990-07-19 to the Chester Zoo, relocated from the Chessington World of Adventures (Chessington Zoo), in United Kingdom.

Maya lives together with 5 other elephants at the Chester Zoo:
  1. Anjan Hi Way born 2018-05-17
  2. Aung Bo born 2001-07-16
  3. Indali Hi Way born 2016-12-17
  4. Riva Hi Way born 2020-02-26
  5. Sundara born 2004-03-07


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Maya was born wild 1966.


Comments / pictures

Maya came from Besancon with Johti and would be the Maya in Chester. I remember taking Maya from Woburn to Bristol where she stayed for a while when they needed an elephant for company for anotherRoger Cawley, 2011.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Maya, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Chester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1598. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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