Raman
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Chester Zoo in United Kingdom

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Raman  dead elephant
March 2008. Photo © Audrey Mealiff
March 2008. Photo © Audrey Mealiff

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 3 years old
Origin
Born:* 2006-11-12 captive-born
Birth place: in Chester Zoo

Parents: Upali x ♀ Thi Ha Way
Death
Dead: 2009-07-23
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

2006-11-12Chester Zoo
Record history
History of updates2009-07-24: death

2009-12-11: death reason
2018-03-19: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-12-07: herpes species EEHV1A

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Raman is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2009-07-23 at Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom, . Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A).

Origin


Raman was born captive-born 2006-11-12 at Chester Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Raman are: ♂ Upali (father) and ♀ Thi Ha Way (mother).

Siblings through the father Upali:

  1. 2004-03-07(F) Sundara
  2. 2010-07-18 -- † 2013-07-29 (M) Nayan Hi Way
  3. 2011-01-22 -- † 2013-06-03? (F) Jamilah Hi Way
  4. 2012-11-25 -- † 2015-10-27 (M) Hari Hi Way
  5. 2013-01-21 -- † 2015-09-14 (F) Bala Hi Way
  6. 2014-07-17(M) Kavi
  7. 2014-08-19(M) Ashoka
  8. 2014-09-17(F) Samiya
  9. 2016-09-19(F) Zinda
  10. 2017-03-19(F) Avani
  11. 2017-05-15(M) Kabir
  12. 2018-02-10(M) Sanjay
  13. 2021-06-16(M) Petit Jack

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. 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


Ramans ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Raman

Sire (f):
Upali

Born: 1994-11-14

Sire ff:
Maxi

Born: 1969
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)

Born: 1975-07-01
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Thi Ha Way

Born: 1982

Sire mf:


Born:
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Dame mfm:
Dame mm:


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Comments / pictures

Although not confirmed by Chester Zoo, two independant newsreports state that Raman died in Herpes virus:

2009-11-22: Virus Kills Young Elephant:"The two-year-old male Asian elephant calf fell victim to a herpes virus that has baffled scientists worldwide since it began appearing in young elephants."

2009-12-10: Virus returns to St. Louis Zoo's elephant Jade: "Last month, the virus killed an elephant at England's Chester Zoo".

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Raman, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Chester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=581. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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