Plai Kiri an Asian elephant at Berlin Zoo

☨ Plai Kiri
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Dead date: 2000-12-28
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Location:Berlin Zoo
ArrivalBerlin Zoo 2000-04-05
Born:* 2000-04-05 captive-born
in Berlin Zoo
Parents: Kiba x Pang Pha
Siblings through the father Kiba:
  1. 1997-04-26 -- † 1997-04-26 (M) stillborn
Siblings through the mother Pang Pha:
  1. 2005-06-15 -- † 2011-04-05 (F) Shaina Pali
  2. 2009-03-15 -- † 2011-05-27 (F) Ko Raya
  3. 2012-08-12(F) Anchali
Kiris pedigree:
P I II III

Kiri

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Kiba

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Thai (Thailand)
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Methai (Me Thai)
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Pang Pha

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Document updated2011-06-05: corr. sex
2018-12-07: herpes species EEHV1A

Plai is a prefix name, orginally a Mon word, meaning youthful male or a strong man, today used in Thailand for male elephants with tusks.


Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Plai Kiri, an Asian at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=496. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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