Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sandra at Givskud Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Sandra  
Sandra arriving 1971 in Vejle Zoo Himmelpind
Sandra arriving 1971 in Vejle Zoo Himmelpind


Local id Number 100007
EEP nr7106


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 46 years old
Born:* 1958 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1971???
Dead: 2004-09-16
Death reason: disease: fatal enteritis caused by Clostridium difficile from Broccoli
Present / last location:Givskud Zoo, in Denmark

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1971-04-15Givskud Zoo
from Vejle Zoo (Himmelpind)

Document updated2009-09-26: eep nr
2018-05-12: picture
2018-08-03: local id, possible duplicate with 5334
2020-05-09: not duplicate with 5334
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† Sandra is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Givskud Zoo, in Denmark, from disease 2004-09-16. Official death reason described as fatal enteritis caused by Clostridium difficile from Broccoli. (see detailed list).


Sandra was born wild 1958, captured 1971??? .

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Probably not captured 1971. According to Givskude Safaripark files, Sandra came from German Circus Knie.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sandra, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Givskud Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Givskude Zoo species registration files, through Christina Volstrup Kolbæk,
  • Jan Jakobi, Germany


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