Willow an Asian elephant at Royal Melbourne Zoological Park


 ☨ ♀ Willow  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Id numberASMP Number: 77? (unconfirmed)
Origin
Born:* 2016-06-15 captive-born
Birth place: in Royal Melbourne Zoological Park

Parents: Putra Mas x ♀ Num-Oi
Death
Dead date: 2016-08-02
Death reason: euthanised: staphylococcus infection
Locations
Present / last location:Royal Melbourne Zoological Park, in Australia

Date of Arrival

2016-06-15Royal Melbourne Zoological Park

Document updated2016-06-16: birth
2016-06-16: ASP nr (unconfirmed)
2016-08-02: SSP nr
2016-08-02 death
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Description

† Willow is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Royal Melbourne Zoological Park, in Australia, euthanised in 2016-08-02, staphylococcus infection(see detailed list).

Origin


Willow was born captive-born 2016-06-15 in Royal Melbourne Zoological Park.

Parentage


Parents of Willow are: ♂ Putra Mas (father) and ♀ Num-Oi (mother).


Siblings through the father Putra Mas:

  1. 2018-06-14(F) Kanlaya

Siblings through the mother Num-Oi:

  1. 2013-01-17 - † 2013-12-03 (M) Sanook

Pedigree


Willows pedigree:
P I II III

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Putra Mas

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Num-Oi

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Comments / pictures

Willow was born on June 15 with congenital carpal flexure, a condition that meant she could not stand up or suckle her mother, and was in a critical condition for her entire life.

Corrective surgery allowed the calf to stand for brief periods, but shortly after she made it to the one-month mark she suffered from a staphylococcus infection had penetrated the bones in her legs



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Willow, an Asian at Royal Melbourne Zoological Park in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16534. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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