Haakon an Asian elephant at Givskud Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Haakon  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 7 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8308
Origin
Born:* 1983-03-18 captive-born
Birth place: in Copenhagen Zoo

Parents: Chieng Mai x ♀ Buag Hah (Pang Yang)
Death
Dead date: 1990-09-07
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Givskud Zoo, in Denmark

Date of Arrival

1988-11-16Givskud Zoo
from Odense Zoo (Odense Dyrehave)
Odense Zoo (Odense Dyrehave) 1985-06-11
from Copenhagen Zoo

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Description

† Haakon is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Givskud Zoo, in Denmark, from unknown reasons in 1990-09-07, (see detailed list).

Origin


Haakon was born captive-born 1983-03-18 in Copenhagen Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Haakon are: ♂ Chieng Mai (father) and ♀ Buag Hah (Pang Yang) (mother).


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

Pedigree


Haakons pedigree:
P I II III

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Chieng Mai

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Buag Hah (Pang Yang)

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Comments / pictures

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 listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Haakon, an Asian at Givskud Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 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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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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