Willi
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Munster Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Willi  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr9901

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1999-01-11 captive-born
Birth place: in Munster Zoo

Parents: Alexander x ♀ Bernhardine (Bernhardini)
Death
Dead: 1999-01-12
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Munster Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1999-01-11Munster Zoo
Record history
History of updates2009-03-04: Name, Sex, EEP, Death, Text

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Biography

† Willi is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1999-01-12 at Munster Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus.

Origin


Willi was born captive-born 1999-01-11 at Munster Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Willi are: ♂ Alexander (father) and ♀ Bernhardine (Bernhardini) (mother).

Siblings through the father Alexander:

  1. 1994-12-11(F) Piccolo (Piccolina)
  2. 2000-11-28(F) Bangka
  3. 2002-01-20 -- † 2002-12-20 (M) Senang
  4. 2003-05-13(F) Trong Nhi
  5. 2003-07-26(F) Anak
  6. 2004-02-21(M) Sibu
  7. 2005-08-02(F) Yindee
  8. 2007-05-07(F) Asha
  9. 2007-12-28 -- † 2007-12-28 (F) unborn
  10. 2008-02-17(M) Billy (Budi)
  11. 2009-02-10 -- † 2013-12-17 (F) Tonya
  12. 2009-05-17(F) Kai Mook (Kai-Mook)
  13. 2009-11-10(F) Kina
  14. 2012-11-01(M) Kyan
  15. 2015-01-07 -- † 2015-01-07 () stillborn

Siblings through the mother Bernhardine (Bernhardini):

  1. 2002-01-20 - † 2002-12-20 (M) Senang
  2. 2007-05-07(F) Asha
  3. 2014-09-17(F) Samiya
  4. 2017-03-19(F) Avani

Pedigree


Willis ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Willi

Sire (f):
Alexander

Born: 1978

Sire ff:
Motek

Born: 1960
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Warda

Born: 1958
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Bernhardine (Bernhardini)

Born: 1984-06-16

Sire mf:
Ramon

Born: 1970-12-07
Sire mff:
Moti (Mohti)
Dame mfm:
Mapalay
Dame mm:
Irma

Born: 1970-09-18
Sire mmf:
Chieng Mai
Dame mmm:
Buag Hah (Pang Yang)


Comments / pictures

The newborn calf did not breath at birth and was euthanized after a 30 hour struggle for survival. Postmortem reports showed Willi tested positive for the Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpes virus.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Willi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Munster Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1581. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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