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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Baby  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr953

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 5 years old
Status:foot problems
Origin
Born:* 1894 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1896 by Unknown
Freight:ship
Death
Dead: 1899-09-25
Death location: Vet clinic, Landbohöjskolan
Death reason: euthanised: she had injured her legs
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark

Date of arrival

1896-10-22Copenhagen Zoo
from Andreas du Plessis de Richelieu

Record history
History of updates2009-09-12: 
2009-09-22: image; newspaper reg her death
2021-09-15: Unknown importer

Latest document update2021-09-15 17:35:55
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Biography

† Baby is a dead foot problems Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1899-09-25 at Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark, . Official death reason described as she had injured her legs.

Origin


Baby was born wild 1894. and imported 1896 by Unknown, ship


Comments / pictures

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

953 F ~ 1895 WILD WILD THAILAND ~ 1895 NONE Birth BABY
COPENHAGE 22 Oct 1896 10367 Transfer
25 Sep 1899 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online


The long journey by boat from Bangkok took its toll on her, furthermore she had injured her legs. She never fully recovered and it was decided to put her down, why she was broughtto at the Vet clinic at Landbohöjskolan, wher she was given chloroform by the trunk, and then her throat was cut, as can be seen on the drawings below.

Baby in Copenhagen Zoo
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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Baby, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1148. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jens Madsen, Copenhagen
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