Chang
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Chang  dead elephant
Photo from the book Zoologisk Have gennem 50 år, by Dir. Julius Schiøtt, København 1909.
Photo from the book Zoologisk Have gennem 50 år, by Dir. Julius Schiøtt, København 1909.

Identification

EEP nr721

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 46 years old
Origin
Born:* 1872 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1918-12-22
Death reason: age:
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1907-12-09
(dead † 1927-03-00)
Kaspar EEP id: 0701

2. Born 1912-04-06
(dead † 1921-09-17)
Julius EEP id: 1203

3. Born 1916-04-03
(dead † 1916-04-25)
Lauritz EEP id: 1601
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark

Date of arrival

1878-11-28Copenhagen Zoo
from C. F. Koebke

Record history
History of updates2012-05-29: eep records

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Chang is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1918-12-22 at Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark, .

Offspring


Total: 3 babies

  1. (M) 1907-12-09 -- † 1927-03-00 Kaspar EEP id: 0701
  2. (M) 1912-04-06 -- † 1921-09-17 Julius EEP id: 1203
  3. (M) 1916-04-03 -- † 1916-04-25 Lauritz EEP id: 1601

Origin


Chang was born wild 1872.


Comments / pictures

Gift from the Danish consulate in Bangkok.

Records about Chang from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Chang:

721 M ~ 1872 WILD WILD THAILAND ~ 1872 NONE Birth CHANG
COPENHAGE 28 Nov 1878 10363 Transfer
22 Dec 1918 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Chang, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1145. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jens Madsen, Copenhagen
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