Haji an Asian elephant at Dickerson Park Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Haji  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 3 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (520)
Origin
Born:* 1999-11-28 captive-born
Birth place: in Dickerson Park Zoo
Birth weight 172.00 kgs, 378.40 lbs

Parents: Onyx (Big Mac) x ♀ Moola
Death
Dead date: 2002-06-07
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1B)
Locations
Present / last location:Dickerson Park Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1999-11-28Dickerson Park Zoo

Document updated2008-12-25: SSP
2009-01-29: birth through AI
2009-01-29: arrival (at birth)
2010-04-29: book
2018-12-07: herpes species EEHV1B
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Description

† Haji is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Dickerson Park Zoo, in United States, of disease in 2002-06-07. Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1B). (see detailed list).

Origin


Haji was born captive-born 1999-11-28 at Dickerson Park Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Haji are: ♂ Onyx (Big Mac) (father) and ♀ Moola (mother).


Siblings through the father Onyx (Big Mac):

  1. 1985-06-12 -- † 1985-06-12 (F) noname
  2. 1990-10-11(F) Shanti
  3. 1991-07-26 -- † 1993-02-28 (F) Maiya (Kate)
  4. 1992-09-07 -- † 1992-09-07 (M) stillborn
  5. 1992-12-27(M) Raja
  6. 1995-02-02(F) Asha
  7. 1996-07-02(F) Chandra
  8. 1997-09-06 -- † 1997-09-06 (M) stillborn
  9. 1998-05-17 -- † 2000-11-29 (M) Kala
  10. 2000-04-12 -- † 2000-04-12 (M) Pete
  11. 2000-11-03 -- † 2007-06-08 (F) Hansa

Siblings through the mother Moola:

  1. 1996-07-02(F) Chandra
  2. 2006-07-18 - † 2007-12-01 (F) Nisha

Pedigree


Hajis pedigree:
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Comments / pictures

Haji was the first elephant born through AI, with assistane from Dr. Dennis Schmitt, associate professor of veterinary medicine at Southwest Missouri State University.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Haji, an Asian at Dickerson Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1002. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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