Willi an Asian elephant at Munster Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Willi  

Identification

EEP nr9901

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1999-01-11 captive-born
Birth place: in Munster Zoo

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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1999-01-11Munster Zoo

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

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 pedigree:
P I II III

Willi

Sire:
Alexander

Sire:
Motek
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Warda
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Bernhardine (Bernhardini)

Sire:
Ramon
Sire:
Moti (Mohti)
Dame:
Mapalay
Dame:
Irma
Sire:
Chieng Mai
Dame:
Buag Hah (Pang Yang)


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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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Willi, an Asian elephant at Munster Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1581. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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