Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Frederik at Givskud Zoo

 ☨ ♂ Frederik  


EEP nr7014


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Born:* 1970 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1986-07-21
Death reason: accident: heart failure, drowned by the cows in the pool
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1983-03-24
(dead † 1983-03-24)
stillborn EEP id: 8309
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Givskud Zoo, in Denmark

Date of arrival

1972-05-12Givskud Zoo
from Jyllands Park Zoo (Jyllands Mini-Zoo - Havnstrup Zoo)

1971-00-00Jyllands Park Zoo (Jyllands Mini-Zoo - Havnstrup Zoo)
from Circus Benneweis (Cirkus Benneweis)

1971-00-00Circus Benneweis (Cirkus Benneweis)
from Zoo-Forss (Ingemar Forss)

Record history
History of updates2018-05-08: imported by Ingemar Forss

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Frederik is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1986-07-21 at Givskud Zoo, in Denmark, . Official death reason described as heart failure, drowned by the cows in the pool.


Total: 1 babies

  1. (M) 1983-03-24 -- † 1983-03-24 stillborn EEP id: 8309


Frederik was born wild 1970.

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Frederik, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Givskud Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 September 2021 at (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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