rejectMarketing - This cookie is used to check the user specified cookie options and retain said selection values. Chester zoo celebrates the birth of a newborn baby three months after the due date. Sadly, Chester Zoo has had a long tragic history of deaths from this disease: five elephants succumbed to the disease in the six years up to 2015. Riva Hi Way was chosen from a choice of three by followers of the popular attraction on their social media pages. Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus (EEHV) is a BIG threat to young elephants Worryingly, it’s present in the wild, too. Chester Zoo: Baby elephants - See 15,308 traveler reviews, 11,282 candid photos, and great deals for Chester, UK, at Tripadvisor. Playing next. For more details of these cookies and how to disable them, see our cookie policy. Keepers and staff are overjoyed with the baby girl who was born to 1 5-year-old Sundara Hi Way following a 22-month gestation, with the birth caught on the zoo’s CCTV cameras. She is just the latest casualty of a deadly, mysterious disease that is killing Asian elephants in captivity. Chester zoo elephants 17. A cute baby elephant calf born at Chester Zoo is the perfect new addition to the enclosure. CONSERVATIONISTS at Chester Zoo are devastated to confirm the heart-breaking loss of two young elephants to a virus for which there is currently no cure. The zoo announced on Thursday that two of its young Asian elephant calfs died. Nov 7, 2018 - Chester zoo is the UK's number 1 animal attraction and on eof the best zoos in the world. Bala is the fourth elephant calf to die at Chester Zoo in the past seven years. This week Chester Zoo created a JustGiving page to help raise funds towards the £465k a month it needs to look after its animals. 4 years ago | 12 views. Director of Animals and Plants at Chester Zoo, Mike Jordan said: "Generations of zoo visitors and the vast majority of our staff have never known a Chester Zoo without great grandmother elephant, Thi Hi Way. Published. Bala is the fourth elephant calf to die at Chester Zoo in the past seven years. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. The healthy female was born to 15-year-old mum Sundara Hi Way and both are doing “ever so well”, the zoo’s elephant experts have said. She has successfully given birth to seven calves before, but this time around circumstances was really quite astonishing. Two baby elephants have died at Chester Zoo after suffering from a virus. Chester Zoo's baby elephant Indali thrives having recovered from deadly virus; She said: “A birth is a wonderful, positive social event for the elephants and is always a great learning experience for the family herd, particularly the younger members. Chester Zoo are asking anyone who would like to pay their respects to Thi can email their favourite memories and photos to memories@chesterzoo.org and the zoo will upload as many as possible to a special area of its website. The healthy female was born to 15-year-old mum Sundara Hi Way and both are doing “ever so well”, the zoo’s elephant experts have said. Only half an hour from The Hollies Forest Lodges, there are 12,000 animals waiting to be discovered by you. Supplied unframed. See more ideas about chester zoo, animals, zoo. Chester Zoo: Baby Elephants - See 14,852 traveler reviews, 10,871 candid photos, and great deals for Chester, UK, at Tripadvisor. This beautiful image of a baby elephant with its mum is accented with butterflies. As corporate sponsors of Chester Zoo, this morning, Becky from our Social Media team here at Sykes Cottages had the privilege of meeting the two baby elephants, Indali (born in January 2017) and Aayu (born in December 2016) at the Zoo. Cases of elephants around weaning age (so about two years old) dying of EEHV have now been confirmed in seven of its thirteen territories. The cookie is used to determine which of the two menu types the user will be presented with. menuType - This cookie is used for A/B testing on behalf of Chester Zoo.