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

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

Anjan Hi Way
ID nr:EEP Number: 201808? (EEP nr N/A) - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Management:Protected contact
Location:Chester Zoo
ArrivalChester Zoo 2018-05-18
Born:* 2018-05-17 captive-born
in Chester Zoo
Parents: Aung Bo x Thi Ha Way
Siblings through the father Aung Bo:
  1. 2015-08-20 -- † 2018-10-25 (F) Nandita
  2. 2016-12-17(F) Indali Hi Way
  3. 2017-01-18 -- † 2018-10-25 (M) Aayu Hi Way
  4. 2020-02-26(F) Riva Hi Way
Siblings through the mother Thi Ha Way:
  1. 1993-09-09 -- † 1993-09-09 (F) killed
  2. 1995-12-19 -- † 1997-05-25 (F) Karha
  3. 1997-12-31 -- † 2018-09-07 (F) Sithami
  4. 2000-10-07(M) Assam
  5. 2004-03-05 -- † 2004-03-05 (F) stillborn
  6. 2006-11-12 -- † 2009-07-23 (M) Raman
  7. 2011-01-22 -- † 2013-06-03? (F) Jamilah Hi Way
  8. 2015-08-20 -- † 2018-10-25 (F) Nandita
Anjan Hi Ways pedigree:
P I II III

Anjan Hi Way

Sire:
Aung Bo

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Naing Thein
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Khaing Lwin Htoo
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Dame:
Thi Ha Way

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Document updated2018-05-18: new record, birth
2018-06-04: name
2019-11-10: corrected birth year
The newborn arrived overnight on Thursday to 35-year-old Thi Hi Way after an gestation of 25 months. The normal gestation period for elephants is between 18 and 22 months. Keepers and scientists at the zoo believed that the pregnancy had failed and Thi had started to naturally reabsorb the foetus after her weight began to return to normal

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Anjan Hi Way, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Chester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10933. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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