Sithami an Asian elephant at Chester Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Sithami  
Photo © Eveline De Wolf, Chester Zoo.
Photo © Eveline De Wolf, Chester Zoo.


Identification

EEP nr9710

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Origin
Born:* 1997-12-31 captive-born
Birth place: in Chester Zoo

Parents: Chang x ♀ Thi Ha Way
Death
Dead date: 2018-09-07
Death reason: unknown: collapsed and died
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2004-03-07 Sundara EEP id: 200403

2. Born 2010-07-18
(dead † 2013-07-29)
Nayan Hi Way EEP id: 201007

3. Born 2013-01-21
(dead † 2015-09-14)
Bala Hi Way EEP id: 201301

4. Born 2017-01-18
(dead † 2018-10-25)
Aayu Hi Way EEP id: 201702
Locations
Present / last location:Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1997-12-31Chester Zoo

Document updated2010-07-25: picture

2011-06-25: pc
2018-03-09: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2018-09-08: dead
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Description

† Sithami is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom, of from unknown reasons in 2018-09-07. Official death reason described as collapsed and died. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2004-03-07 Sundara EEP id: 200403
  2. (M) 2010-07-18 -- † 2013-07-29 Nayan Hi Way EEP id: 201007
  3. (F) 2013-01-21 -- † 2015-09-14 Bala Hi Way EEP id: 201301
  4. (M) 2017-01-18 -- † 2018-10-25 Aayu Hi Way EEP id: 201702

Origin


Sithami was born captive-born 1997-12-31 at Chester Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Sithami are: ♂ Chang (father) and ♀ Thi Ha Way (mother).


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 (F) miscarriage
  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
  20. 2020-10-01(F) Mun

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. 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 - † 2018-10-25 (F) Nandita
  8. 2018-05-17(M) Anjan Hi Way

Pedigree


Sithamis pedigree:
P I II III

Sithami

Sire:
Chang

Sire:
Chieng Mai
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Ida
Sire:
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Dame:
Thi Ha Way

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Comments / pictures

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. "



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sithami, an Asian elephant at Chester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1584. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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