Nayan Hi Way an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Chester Zoo

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Nayan Hi Way at Chester Zoo

Photo � Eveline De Wolf, Chester Zoo.
☨ Nayan Hi Way
ID Number:EEP Number: 201007 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 3 years old
Dead date: 2013-07-29
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus??
Location:Chester Zoo
ArrivalChester Zoo 2010-07-18
Born:* 2010-07-18 captive-born
in Chester Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 110.00 kgs, 242.00 lbs
Parents: Upali x Sithami
Siblings through the father Upali:
  1. 2004-03-07(F) Sundara
  2. 2006-11-12 -- † 2009-07-23 (M) Raman
  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
  10. 2017-03-19(F) Avani
  11. 2017-05-15(M) Kabir
  12. 2018-02-10(M) Sanjay
Siblings through the mother Sithami:
  1. 2004-03-07(F) Sundara
  2. 2013-01-21 -- † 2015-09-14 (F) Bala Hi Way
  3. 2017-01-18 -- † 2018-10-25 (M) Aayu Hi Way
Nayan Hi Ways pedigree:
P I II III

Nayan Hi Way

Sire:
Upali

Sire:
Maxi
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Sithami

Sire:
Chang
Sire:
Chieng Mai
Dame:
Ida
Dame:
Thi Ha Way
Sire:
Dame:
Document updated2010-07-20: birth
2010-07-24:�name, corr birth type
2010-07-25:�picture
2010-09-21:�reason of his name, source
2013-07-29:�dead
2013-07-30:�Possible death reason
2016-01-04: eep nr
Nayan was born at 23.56 on Sunday 18th July, in the herd, in the inside enclosure (which is fully sand substrated). Standing on his feet four minutes later. Mother Sithami and grandmother Thi Hi Way are both nursing him.

He has been named Nayan meaning eye in Hindi.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Nayan Hi Way, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Chester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5929. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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