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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have) in Denmark

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Frank  dead elephant


EEP nr5001


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

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

Date of arrival

1956-05-15Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)
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History of updates2020-10-01

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


Total: 1 babies

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


Frank was born wild 1955, captured 1956 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Frank, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have) in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 May 2023 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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