Chang I
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Firma Ruhe in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Chang I  dead elephant


EEP nr2402


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Born:* 1924 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1929
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Firma Ruhe, in Germany

Date of arrival

1934-09-01Firma Ruhe
from Nuremberg Zoo

1932-05-02Nuremberg Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

1932-05-01Firma Ruhe
from Zurich Zoo

Record history
History of updates2023-11-21

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Chang I is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Firma Ruhe, in Germany, .


Chang I was born wild 1924, captured 1929 .

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

2402 M ~ 1924 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1929 NONE Capture CHANG I (J
ZURICH 3 Sep 1929 290003 Transfer
L RUHE 1 May 1932 NONE Transfer
NURNBERG 2 May 1932 M00515 Transfer
L RUHE 1 Sep 1934 NONE ltf Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Chang I, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Firma Ruhe in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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