Chang I an Asian elephant at Firma Ruhe

 ☨ ♂ Chang I  


EEP nr2402


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Born:* 1924 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1929
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Firma Ruhe, in Germany

Date of Arrival
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1934-09-01Firma Ruhe
from Nuremberg Zoo
Nuremberg Zoo 1932-05-02
from Firma Ruhe
Firma Ruhe 1932-05-01
from Zurich Zoo

Document updated2012-06-16: 
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† Chang I is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Firma Ruhe, in Germany, of from unknown reasons in . (see detailed list).


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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Chang I, an Asian elephant at Firma Ruhe in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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