Frank an Asian elephant at Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)


 ☨ ♂ Frank  

Identification

EEP nr5001

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Origin
Born:* 1955 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1956
Death
Dead date: 1966-09-15
Death reason: accident: suffocation after he fell in the drymoat in outside enclosure
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1966-06-21
(dead † 1999-11-23)
Siporex EEP id: 6610
Locations
Present / last location:Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have), in Denmark

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1956-05-15Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)

Document updated2020-10-01
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† Frank is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have), in Denmark, of accident in 1966-09-15. Official death reason described as suffocation after he fell in the drymoat in outside enclosure. (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 1 babies

  1. (M) 1966-06-21 -- † 1999-11-23 Siporex EEP id: 6610

Origin


Frank was born wild 1955, captured 1956 .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Frank, an Asian elephant at Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have) in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=564. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jens Madsen, Copenhagen

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  • Categories1966 deaths | 1955 births | Breeding bulls | EEP | 1956 captures | Elephants from Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have) | Denmark | Asian elephants



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