Haakon an Asian elephant at Givskud Zoo

☨ Haakon
ID nr:EEP Number: 8308 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 7 years old
Dead date: 1990-09-07
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Givskud Zoo
ArrivalGivskud Zoo 1988-11-16
from Odense Zoo (Odense Dyrehave)
Odense Zoo (Odense Dyrehave) 1985-06-11
from Copenhagen Zoo
Born:* 1983-03-18 captive-born
in Copenhagen Zoo
Parents: Chieng Mai x Buag Hah (Pang Yang)
Siblings through the father Chieng Mai:
  1. 1970-09-18(F) Irma
  2. 1975-12-15(F) Schottzie
  3. 1980-03-31 -- † 1984-09-08 (F) Maia
  4. 1981-11-10 -- † 2020-07-24 (M) Chang
  5. 1986-01-22 -- † 2003-09-21 (F) Coco
  6. 1991-10-28 -- † 1991-10-28 (F) noname
  7. 1996-03-15 -- † 2006-02-09 (M) Santosh
  8. 1997-02-17 -- † 1997-06-19 (M) Hannibal
  9. 2001-12-02 -- † 2003-10-06 (M) Punjab
  10. 2006-03-20(M) Gandhi
  11. 2013-02-25 -- † 2014-11-24 (M) Khao Sok
  12. 2013-08-26 -- † 2013-08-26 (F) stillborn
  13. 2015-09-04 -- † 2015-09-04 (M) stillborn
  14. 2017-05-17(M) Sak
Siblings through the mother Buag Hah (Pang Yang):
  1. 1970-09-18(F) Irma
  2. 1975-12-15(F) Schottzie
  3. 1980-03-31 -- † 1984-09-08 (F) Maia
  4. 1986-01-22 -- † 2003-09-21 (F) Coco
Haakons pedigree:
P I II III

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Buag Hah (Pang Yang)

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Document updated2020-10-01
Haakon lost the tip of his trunk in an accident, when one of the females in Givskude grabbed and pulled it, over the edge between the boxes.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Haakon, an Asian at Givskud Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=596. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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