Frederik an Asian elephant at Givskud Zoo

 ☨ ♂ Frederik  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 7014
Born:* 1970 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 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
Present / last location:Givskud Zoo, in Denmark

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1972-05-12Givskud Zoo
from Jyllands Park Zoo (Jyllands Mini-Zoo - Havnstrup Zoo)
Jyllands Park Zoo (Jyllands Mini-Zoo - Havnstrup Zoo) 1971-00-00
from Circus Benneweis (Cirkus Benneweis)
Circus Benneweis (Cirkus Benneweis) 1971-00-00
from Zoo-Forss (Ingemar Forss)

Document updated2018-05-08: imported by Ingemar Forss
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† Frederik is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Givskud Zoo, in Denmark, of accident in 1986-07-21. Official death reason described as heart failure, drowned by the cows in the pool. (see detailed list).


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, (2020). Frederik, an Asian at Givskud Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 January 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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