Sithami at Chester Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Sithami at Chester Zoo

Photo © Eveline De Wolf, Chester Zoo.
† Sithami
ID Number:EEP Number: 9710 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Dead date: 2018-09-07,
Death reason: unknown: collapsed and died
Location:Chester Zoo
ArrivedChester Zoo 1997-12-31
Born:1997-12-31 captive-born in
Chester Zoo
Parents: Chang x Thai (Thi Ha Way)
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2004-03-07 Sundara, EEP nr: 200403
  2. (M) 2010-07-18 -- † 2013-07-29 Nayan Hi Way, EEP nr: 201007
  3. (F) 2013-01-21 -- † 2015-09-14 Bala Hi Way, EEP nr: 201301
  4. (M) 2017-01-18 Aayu Hi Way, EEP nr: 201702 ? (unconfirmed)
Siblings through the father Chang:
  1. -- † 2012 () stillborn fetus still in utero
  2. 1993-09-09 -- † 1993-09-09 (F) killed
  3. 1995-12-19 -- † 1997-05-25 (F) Karha
  4. 1998-04-25 -- † 1998-04-25 (M) stillborn
  5. 1998-08-06(F) Tara
  6. 1998-08-27(F) Karishma
  7. 2000-07-18(M) Po Chin
  8. 2000-10-07(M) Assam
  9. 2004-03-05 -- † 2004-03-05 (F) stillborn
  10. 2004-10-10 -- † 2017-10-30 (M) Tunga
  11. 2008-05-04 -- † 2015-11-30 (F) Jade
  12. 2009-05-00 -- † 2009-05-00 () aborted
  13. 2010-11-01 -- † 2010-11-01 () stillborn
  14. 2014-03-19(M) Tom
  15. 2015-05-20 -- † 2015-05-20 (M) Baby Q
  16. 2015-06-16 -- † 2018-05-27 (F) Qiyo
  17. 2017-12-25(F) Suki
  18. 2018-01-13(F) Tun Kai
  19. 2018-04-11 -- † 2018-06-26 (M) Tarzen
Siblings through the mother Thai (Thi Ha Way):
  1. 1993-09-09 -- † 1993-09-09 (F) killed
  2. 1995-12-19 -- † 1997-05-25 (F) Karha
  3. 2000-10-07(M) Assam
  4. 2004-03-05 -- † 2004-03-05 (F) stillborn
  5. 2006-11-12 -- † 2009-07-23 (M) Raman
  6. 2011-01-22 -- † 2013-06-03? (F) Jamilah Hi Way
  7. 2015-08-20(F) Nandita
  8. 2018-05-18(M) Anjan Hi Way
Sithamis pedigree:
P I II III

Sithami

Sire:
Chang

Sire:
Chieng Mai
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Dame:
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Ida
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Dame:
Thai (Thi Ha Way)

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Document updated2010-07-25: picture

2011-06-25: pc
2018-03-09: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2018-09-08: dead
2018-09-07: "Sithami, 20, unexpectedly collapsed inside the zoo’s Elephants of the Asian Forest habitat at around noon today (07/09/2018). Keepers and vets immediately attended to her but unfortunately she had very suddenly passed away. "

Sources, among others

  • https://www.chesterzoo.org/whats-happening/zoo-news/2018/09/sithami-announcement

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