Ma Ya Yee an Asian elephant at Emmen Zoo


♀ Ma Ya Yee
Ma Ya Yee. Emmen Zoo 2008. Photo: © Petra Prager
Ma Ya Yee. Emmen Zoo 2008. Photo: © Petra Prager

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 22 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 9903
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1999-05-02 captive-born
Birth place: in Emmen Zoo

Parents: Naing Thein x ♀ Htoo Kin Aye
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2009-05-23 Ein She Min EEP id: 200907

2. Born 2014-07-20 Ravi EEP id: 201408

3. Born 2018-06-26 Manoa EEP id: 201809? (EEP nr N/A)

4. Born 2020-07-16
(dead † 2020-07-16)
stillborn EEP id: 202011? (EEP nr N/A)
Locations
Present / last location:Emmen Zoo, in Netherlands

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1999-05-02Emmen Zoo

Document updated2009-03-25: Image
2009-03-30: Text
2009-05-23: not pregnant = mother
2018-03-02: pregnant with Mekong
2018-06-29: not pregnant = mother
2020-06-19: pregnant
2020-07-16: not pregnant, stillbirth
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Description

Location


Ma Ya Yee is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Emmen Zoo, in Netherlands.

Ma Ya Yee arrived in Emmen Zoo 1999-05-02,

In Emmen Zoo, Ma Ya Yee lives together with 9 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Ein She Min born 2009-05-23
  2. ,
  3. Einga-Tha born 2010-03-09
  4. ,
  5. Manoa born 2018-06-26
  6. ,
  7. Mauk born 2018-04-02
  8. ,
  9. Mingalar Oo born 1992-03-01
  10. ,
  11. Radza junior (Radza Jr) born 2014-05-16
  12. ,
  13. Ravi born 2014-07-20
  14. ,
  15. Shwe Zin (Swe Zin) born 2007-08-08
  16. ,
  17. Timber born 1998-02-13
  18. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 2009-05-23 Ein She Min EEP id: 200907
  2. (M) 2014-07-20 Ravi EEP id: 201408
  3. (M) 2018-06-26 Manoa EEP id: 201809? (EEP nr N/A)
  4. (F) 2020-07-16 -- † 2020-07-16 stillborn EEP id: 202011? (EEP nr N/A)

Origin


Ma Ya Yee was born captive-born 1999-05-02 at Emmen Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Ma Ya Yee are: ♂ Naing Thein (father) and ♀ Htoo Kin Aye (mother).


Siblings through the father Naing Thein:

  1. 1992-03-01(F) Mingalar Oo
  2. 1992-06-01 -- † 1993-07-01 (M) Bo Gyi
  3. 1994-05-29 -- † 1994-05-30 (M) Kan Yome
  4. 1994-08-23(M) Ant Bwe Lay
  5. 1997-11-09(M) Aung Naing
  6. 1997-12-23 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Tsje Pyan
  7. 1998-02-08(M) Maung Htoo
  8. 1998-03-08(F) Ma Palai
  9. 1998-07-09 -- † 1998-07-09 (M) Unnamed
  10. 2001-07-16(M) Aung Bo
  11. 2002-03-04 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Aung Si
  12. 2002-05-27 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Kan Kaung
  13. 2002-09-05 -- † 2017-04-00 (M) Than Myan
  14. 2005-06-06(M) Letsongmon
  15. 2012-04-09 -- † 2012-04-09 (M) noname
  16. 2012-04-20 -- † 2012-04-20 (F) stillborn
  17. 2015-03-25 -- † 2015-03-31 (F) Russelchen
  18. 2018-03-00 -- † 2018-03-00 (unknown) aborted
  19. 2019-01-25 -- † 2019-09-30 (M) Ben Long

Siblings through the mother Htoo Kin Aye:

  1. 1992-03-01(F) Mingalar Oo
  2. 1994-08-23(M) Ant Bwe Lay
  3. 2005-06-06(M) Letsongmon
  4. 2007-08-08(F) Shwe Zin (Swe Zin)
  5. 2010-03-09(M) Einga-Tha
  6. 2012-05-22 - † 2012-06-11 (M) Thura

Pedigree


Ma Ya Yees pedigree:
P I II III

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Naing Thein

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Htoo Kin Aye

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Comments / pictures

Emmen Zoo has confirmed: Ma Yay Yee is pregnant, and the baby is expected ...? Emmen don't do tests so they can't tell, but a caregiver told me a month ago that he thinks she will deliver in May this year.
Ma Yay Yee is the 10 years old daughter of bull Naing Thein (now in Prague) and Htoo Kin Aye who already is granmother of Myo Set Kaung and Yoe Ma. Hopely this time it will be a baby girl.
Father of the expected baby is of course Radza. He has 4.3 descendants, so the next one might be a girl indeed.

Pregnant Elephants in the Netherlands, The Elephant Commentator, 2009-03-29



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Ma Ya Yee, an Asian at Emmen Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=754. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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