Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Chang at Copenhagen Zoo

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Chang  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr8112

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 39 years old
Origin
Born:* 1981-11-10 captive-born
Birth place: in Copenhagen Zoo
Birth weight 76.00 kgs, 167.20 lbs

Parents: Chieng Mai x ♀ Ida
Death
Dead: 2020-07-24
Death reason: disease: temporal gland problems, weakened immune system, diarrhea
Offspring
Total: 21 babies

1. Born
(dead † 2012)
stillborn fetus still in utero EEP id: 201200

2. Born 1993-09-09
(dead † 1993-09-09)
killed

3. Born 1995-12-19
(dead † 1997-05-25)
Karha

4. Born 1997-12-31
(dead † 2018-09-07)
Sithami EEP id: 9710

5. Born 1998-04-25
(dead † 1998-04-25)
stillborn

6. Born 1998-08-06 Tara EEP id: 9809

7. Born 1998-08-27 Karishma EEP id: 9810

8. Born 2000-07-18 Po Chin EEP id: 20003

9. Born 2000-10-07 Assam EEP id: 20004

10. Born 2004-03-05
(dead † 2004-03-05)
stillborn

11. Born 2004-10-10
(dead † 2017-10-30)
Tunga EEP id: 200407

12. Born 2008-05-04
(dead † 2015-11-30)
Jade EEP id: 200806

13. Born 2009-05-00
(dead † 2009-05-00)
miscarriage

14. Born 2010-11-01
(dead † 2010-11-01)
stillborn EEP id: 201011

15. Born 2014-03-19 Tom EEP id: 201405

16. Born 2015-05-20
(dead † 2015-05-20)
Baby Q EEP id: 201500

17. Born 2015-06-16
(dead † 2018-05-27)
Qiyo EEP id: 201500

18. Born 2017-12-25 Suki EEP id: 201723?

19. Born 2018-01-13 Tun Kai EEP id: 201801?

20. Born 2018-04-11
(dead † 2018-06-26)
Tarzen EEP id: 201806? (EEP nr N/A)

21. Born 2020-10-01 Mun EEP id: 202013? (EEP nr N/A)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark

Date of arrival

2017-11-03Copenhagen Zoo
from Planckendael Zoo

2012-10-16Planckendael Zoo
from Dompierre Le Pal Zoo

2005-05-08Dompierre Le Pal Zoo
from Chester Zoo

1988-10-28Chester Zoo
from Odense Zoo (Odense Dyrehave)

1985-06-11Odense Zoo (Odense Dyrehave)
from Copenhagen Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-09-09: birth weight
2012-10-17: transfer
2018-03-02: link to EleWiki submitted by IP address 89.107.209.212
2018-04-11: location Copenhagen
2020-07-20: getting painkillers for a problem connected to his temporal gland
2020-07-24: reported dead

Latest document update2020-11-08 14:35:10
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† Chang is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2020-07-24 at Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark, . Official death reason described as temporal gland problems, weakened immune system, diarrhea.

Offspring


Total: 21 babies

  1. () -- † 2012 stillborn fetus still in utero EEP id: 201200
  2. (F) 1993-09-09 -- † 1993-09-09 killed
  3. (F) 1995-12-19 -- † 1997-05-25 Karha
  4. (F) 1997-12-31 -- † 2018-09-07 Sithami EEP id: 9710
  5. (M) 1998-04-25 -- † 1998-04-25 stillborn
  6. (F) 1998-08-06 Tara EEP id: 9809
  7. (F) 1998-08-27 Karishma EEP id: 9810
  8. (M) 2000-07-18 Po Chin EEP id: 20003
  9. (M) 2000-10-07 Assam EEP id: 20004
  10. (F) 2004-03-05 -- † 2004-03-05 stillborn
  11. (M) 2004-10-10 -- † 2017-10-30 Tunga EEP id: 200407
  12. (F) 2008-05-04 -- † 2015-11-30 Jade EEP id: 200806
  13. (F) 2009-05-00 -- † 2009-05-00 miscarriage
  14. () 2010-11-01 -- † 2010-11-01 stillborn EEP id: 201011
  15. (M) 2014-03-19 Tom EEP id: 201405
  16. (M) 2015-05-20 -- † 2015-05-20 Baby Q EEP id: 201500
  17. (F) 2015-06-16 -- † 2018-05-27 Qiyo EEP id: 201500
  18. (F) 2017-12-25 Suki EEP id: 201723?
  19. (F) 2018-01-13 Tun Kai EEP id: 201801?
  20. (M) 2018-04-11 -- † 2018-06-26 Tarzen EEP id: 201806? (EEP nr N/A)
  21. (F) 2020-10-01 Mun EEP id: 202013? (EEP nr N/A)

Origin


Chang was born captive-born 1981-11-10 at Copenhagen Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Chang are: ♂ Chieng Mai (father) and ♀ Ida (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. 1983-03-18 -- † 1990-09-07 (M) Haakon
  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 Ida:

  1. 1991-10-28 - † 1991-10-28 (F) noname
  2. 1996-03-15 - † 2006-02-09 (M) Santosh
  3. 2001-12-02 - † 2003-10-06 (M) Punjab
  4. 2006-03-20(M) Gandhi

Pedigree


Changs ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Chang

Sire (f):
Chieng Mai

Born: 1959
Dead:

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Dame m:
Ida

Born: 1970
Dead:

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Comments / pictures



During summer 2020, Chang experienced problems with his temporal gland, which caused him problems, and was surgically operated.

2020-07-24: Chang was reported dead. Veterinarians and his keepers had been optimistic, when on Monday he started eating again. However, after so long illness, the immune system has been weakened, and that has probably been the cause of the diarrhea that eventually caused his body to go into shock.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Chang, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=929. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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