Chang an Asian elephant at Copenhagen Zoo

Male ♂ Asian  Chang at Copenhagen Zoo

Photo from the book Zoologisk Have gennem 50 år, by Dir. Julius Schiøtt, København 1909.
☨ Chang
ID nr:EEP Number: 721 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 46 years old
Dead date: 1918-12-22
Death reason: age:
Location:Copenhagen Zoo
ArrivalCopenhagen Zoo 1878-11-28 from C. F. Koebke
Born:* 1872 wild Thailand
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 3 babies

  1. (M) 1907-12-09 -- † 1927-03-00 Kaspar, EEP nr: 0701
  2. (M) 1912-04-06 -- † 1921-09-17 Julius, EEP nr: 1203
  3. (M) 1916-04-03 -- † 1916-04-25 Lauritz, EEP nr: 1601
Document updated2012-05-29: eep records
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

Koehl, D., (2020). Chang, an Asian at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2020 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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