Soraya an Asian elephant at Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio)


♀ Soraya
William Hody, Belgium
William and Patricia Hody, Belgium

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 11 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 201012
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2010-12-09 captive-born
Birth place: in Hannover Zoo

Parents: Nikolai x ♀ Khaing Hnin Hnin
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2020-12-18 Sayun EEP id: 00
Locations
Present / last location:Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio), in Belgium

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2014-10-09Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio)
from Hannover Zoo

Document updated2011-04-12: name
2016-01-04: transfer
2016-01-04: eep nr
2018-03-17: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2020-12-09: picture
2020-12-18: Updated as not pregnant
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Description

Location


Soraya is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio), in Belgium.

Soraya arrived in Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio) 2014-10-09, relocated from Hannover Zoo, in Germany.

In Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio), Soraya lives together with 22 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Amithi born 2012-12-24
  2. ,
  3. Aye Chan May (Aye Shan May) born 1995-08-13
  4. ,
  5. Chamundi (Magnum) born 1992-05-25
  6. ,
  7. Farina born 2003-03-20
  8. ,
  9. Gitana
  10. ,
  11. Jana born 1976-00-00
  12. ,
  13. Khaing Hnin Hnin born 1982-09-13
  14. ,
  15. Luna born 2019-06-08
  16. ,
  17. Mala born 1964-00-00
  18. ,
  19. Malee born 2019-02-26
  20. ,
  21. Maly (Malay) born 2013-03-13
  22. ,
  23. Nang Faa born 2015-05-20
  24. ,
  25. Po Chin born 2000-07-18
  26. ,
  27. Praya (Preya) born 1976-00-00
  28. ,
  29. Ravi born 2017-05-05
  30. ,
  31. Saphira born 2010-05-07
  32. ,
  33. Sayang born 1995
  34. ,
  35. Sayun born 2020-12-18
  36. ,
  37. Sitara born 2013-10-27
  38. ,
  39. Suzy (Susy) born 1988
  40. ,
  41. Ta Wan born 2017-09-19
  42. ,
  43. Thambi born 2016-12-22
  44. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 2020-12-18 Sayun EEP id: 00

Origin


Soraya was born captive-born 2010-12-09 at Hannover Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Soraya are: ♂ Nikolai (father) and ♀ Khaing Hnin Hnin (mother).


Siblings through the father Nikolai:

  1. 2009-01-10 -- † 2009-01-11 (M) noname
  2. 2010-05-07(F) Saphira
  3. 2010-05-11(M) Nuka
  4. 2010-07-25(M) Felix
  5. 2010-08-06(M) Dinkar
  6. 2011-06-18 -- † 2015-12-08 (F) Mumba
  7. 2012-12-24(F) Amithi
  8. 2013-03-13(F) Maly (Malay)
  9. 2013-10-27(F) Sitara
  10. 2013-12-31(M) Taru
  11. 2014-03-17(F) Yumi
  12. 2015-05-20(F) Nang Faa
  13. 2016-12-22(M) Thambi
  14. 2016-12-23(F) Jenny
  15. 2017-01-19(F) Meena
  16. 2017-05-05(M) Ravi
  17. 2020-05-04(M) Vinh

Siblings through the mother Khaing Hnin Hnin:

  1. 2003-03-20(F) Farina
  2. 2005-10-28(M) Tarak
  3. 2008-05-06(M) Shanti
  4. 2013-03-13(F) Maly (Malay)
  5. 2017-09-19(M) Ta Wan

Pedigree


Sorayas pedigree:
P I II III

Soraya

Sire:
Nikolai

Sire:
Tusko (Sobik)
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Kitty (Mookee)
Sire:
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Dame:
Khaing Hnin Hnin

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Soraya, an Asian at Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio) in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6283. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Rob Belterman, Netherlands.

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    This document was updated: 2020-12-18 14:24:08


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