Haji an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Dickerson Park Zoo

☨ Haji
ID Number:   SSP Number: 520 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 3 years old
Dead date: 2002-06-07,
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1B)
Location:Dickerson Park Zoo
ArrivalDickerson Park Zoo 1999-11-28
Born:* 1999-11-28 captive-born
in Dickerson Park Zoo
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 172.00 kgs, 378.40 lbs
Parents: Onyx (Big Mac) x Moola
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
Hajis pedigree:
P I II III

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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
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 list

Koehl, D., (2020). Haji, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Dickerson Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1002. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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