Chang II an Asian elephant at Zurich Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Chang II  

Identification

EEP nr3604

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1947-12-25
Death reason: euthanised: shot
Locations
Present / last location:Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1936-07-17Zurich Zoo

Document updated2012-06-16:�
2017-01-16: changed death date, mankiller
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† Chang II is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland, of euthanised in 1947-12-25. Official death reason described as shot. (see detailed list).

Origin


Chang II was born wild .


Comments / pictures

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

3604 M ???? WILD WILD WILD ???? NONE Birth CHANG II
ZURICH 17 Jul 1936 360001 Transfer
26 Dec 1947 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online


Chang II was shot the day after he killed his keeper,(Mankiller).



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Chang II, an Asian elephant at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1315. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Kurt Balmer, Switzerland

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