Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Givskud Zoo in Denmark

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Sandra  dead elephant
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
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Givskud Zoo, in Denmark

Date of arrival

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

Record history
History of updates2009-09-26: eep nr
2018-05-12: picture
2018-08-03: local id, possible duplicate with 5334
2020-05-09: not duplicate with 5334

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Sandra is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2004-09-16 at Givskud Zoo, in Denmark, . Official death reason described as fatal enteritis caused by Clostridium difficile from Broccoli.


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

Comments / pictures

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

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Sandra, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Givskud Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2023 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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