Nayan
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Nayan  dead elephant
Nayan with her daughter Phua Victoria Portena, Buenos Aires Zoo 1905
Nayan with her daughter Phua Victoria Portena, Buenos Aires Zoo 1905

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1879 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead:
Death reason: unknown:
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1905-02-23
(dead † 1908-08-05)
Phua Victoria Portena
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Buenos Aires Zoo, in Argentina

Date of arrival

Buenos Aires Zoo
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Record history
History of updates2011-06-05: birth year

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Biography

† Nayan is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Buenos Aires Zoo, in Argentina, .

Offspring


  1. (F) 1905-02-23 -- † 1908-08-05 Phua Victoria Portena

Origin


Nayan was born wild 1879.


Comments / pictures

Gave birth to the first born elephant in a Zoo ever, in 1905.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Nayan, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1194. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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