Deceased elephants at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark


This database list 27 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 EEP id: 8007 + Naing Thein
EM M
41unknown
1980-09-26
2021-02-10? (1 years after arrival)euthanised x 2020-09-23Leipzig Zoo1988
2 EEP id: 8112 + Chang
EM M
39captive-born
1981-11-10
2020-07-24 (3 years after arrival)disease temporal gland problems, weakened immune system, diarrheaChieng Mai x Ida2017-11-03Planckendael Zoo
3 EEP id: 8004 + Thiha Phyu
EM F
39wild
1980-05-01
2019-12-04 (0 years after arrival)unknown x 2019-09-13Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)1988
4 EEP id: 6209 SSP id: 513 + Chieng Mai
EM M
58wild
1959
2017-06-28 (55 years after arrival)euthanised age related problems x 1962-06-22Thailand unspecified location1962
5 EEP id: 201500 + stillborn
EM M
< 1 58captive-born
2015-09-04
2015-09-04 (0 years after arrival)stillborn Chieng Mai x Surin2015-09-04
6 EEP id: 201304 + Khao Sok
EM M
< 1 58captive-born
2013-02-25
2014-11-24 (1 years after arrival)euthanised Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virusChieng Mai x Kungrao2013-02-25
7 EEP id: 201312 + stillborn
EM F
< 1 58captive-born
2013-08-26
2013-08-26 (0 years after arrival)stillborn heart problemsChieng Mai x Surin2013-08-26
8 EEP id: 7110 + Ida
EM F
41wild
1970
2011-03-10 (40 years after arrival) Gaut x 1971-07-03Mysore Zoo
9+ Punjab
EM M
2captive-born
2001-12-02
2003-10-06 (2 years after arrival)disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virusChieng Mai x Ida2001-12-02
10 EEP id: 8603 + Coco
EM F
17captive-born
1986-01-22
2003-09-21 (17 years after arrival)disease sepsis, infection, stomach problemsChieng Mai x Buag Hah (Pang Yang)1986-01-21
11+ Hannibal
EM M
< 1 17captive-born
1997-02-17
1997-06-19 (0 years after arrival)unknown Chieng Mai x Coco1997-02-17
12 EEP id: 6210 SSP id: 512 + Buag Hah (Pang Yang)
EM F
38wild
1958
1996-12-16 (34 years after arrival)euthanised general weakness x 1962-06-22Thailand unspecified location1962
13 EEP id: 9101 + noname
EM F
< 1 38captive-born
1991-10-28
1991-10-28 (0 years after arrival)unknown Chieng Mai x Ida1991-10-28
14 EEP id: 8003 + Maia
EM F
4captive-born
1980-03-31
1984-09-08 (4 years after arrival)disease enteritisChieng Mai x Buag Hah (Pang Yang)1980-03-30
15 EEP id: 7007 + Dinah
EM F
38wild
1946
1984-06-06 (14 years after arrival)disease tuberculosis? x 1970-07-08Kolmarden Zoo1947
16+ Tembo
LA M
36wild
1934
1970-05-05 (34 years after arrival)euthanised uncontrollable, destroyed stable x 1936-06-05Christoph Schulz1936?
17 EEP id: 4704 + Supan
EM F
19wild
1947
1966-10-21 (12 years after arrival)euthanised curare x 1954-05-24East Asiatic Company
18 EEP id: 5011 + Boon
EM M
15wild
1950
1965-08-08 (6 years after arrival)disease Digestive Bacterial x 1959-10-13East Asiatic Company
19 EEP id: 2303 + K
EM F
41wild
1923-10-09
1964-11-26 (35 years after arrival)anesthesia Anesthesia, Cardiovascular Trauma x 1929-05-30East Asiatic Company
20 EEP id: 0702 + Jumbo
EM M
46wild
1907
1953-03-10 (34 years after arrival)euthanised shot with rifle. Cronic pericaditis and penumonia, ,cardiovascular Bacterial x 1919-06-08Circus Krone
21 EEP id: 3301 + Toto
EM F
14wild
1933-08-04
1947-06-28 (10 years after arrival)disease Infection Digestive Metabolism after public feeding with bad Cauliflower x 1937-06-03Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
22 EEP id: 952 + Ellen
EM F
35wild
1894
1929-10-09 (33 years after arrival)euthanised shot with rifle, post mortum showed Rickets x 1896-10-22Andreas du Plessis de Richelieu1896
23 EEP id: 1203 + Julius
EM M
9captive-born
1912-04-06
1921-09-17 (9 years after arrival)euthanised with morphine, autopsy showed sepsisChang x Ellen1912-04-06
24 EEP id: 721 + Chang
EM M
46wild
1872
1918-12-22 (40 years after arrival)age x 1878-11-28C. F. Koebke
25 EEP id: 1601 + Lauritz
EM M
< 1 46captive-born
1916-04-03
1916-04-25 (0 years after arrival)euthanised at the Vet clinic, Landbohöjskolan, with chloroform because of general weaknessChang x Ellen1916-04-03
26 EEP id: 953 + Baby
EM F
5wild
1894
1899-09-25 (3 years after arrival)euthanised she had injured her legs x 1896-10-22Andreas du Plessis de Richelieu1896
27 EEP id: 722 + Eng
EM F
21wild
1872
1893-05-25 (15 years after arrival)disease colic x 1878-11-28C. F. Koebke

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Copenhagen Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 7 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=10 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2021-02-10 Naing Thein:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

  • https://www.tv2lorry.dk/frederiksberg/tysk-han-elefant-er-landet-i-koebenhavn
  • 2021-01-28 Julius:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2020-09-24 Tembo:
  • Height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum

  • Jens Madsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Erland Axel Wadsten
  • Elefanter i Köpenhavns Zoologisk Haave siden 1878, by Henning, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2020-07-25 Chang:
  • Elefanter i Köpenhavns Zoologisk Haave siden 1878, by Henning, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • http://elefanten.wikia.com/wiki/Chang

  • Christian Granhøj Skouboe via https://nyheder24.dk/nyheder/faar-100-smertestillende-piller-dagligt-alvorlig-sygdom-rammer-elefant-i-dansk-zoo

  • https://ekstrabladet.dk/nyheder/samfund/elefant-doed-i-zoo-en-af-verdens-bedste-avlshanner/8214783
  • 2020-05-05 Punjab:
  • Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2020-04-28 Thiha Phyu:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

  • https://www.midtjyllandsavis.dk/artikel/62eec3d9-1669-39eb-a3e4-600f861c7e37/

  • https://www.bild.de/regional/koeln/koeln-aktuell/von-koeln-nach-kopenhagen-elefanten-trio-ist-gut-angekommen-64661374.bild.html
  • 2018-05-12 Ida:
  • Elefanter i Köpenhavns Zoologisk Haave siden 1878, by Henning, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1450584365">Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • 2018-05-12 Lauritz:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2018-05-12 Khao Sok:
  • Claus Torben Pedersen, Copenhagen zoo
  • 2018-05-04 Chieng Mai:
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • 2008-03-12: http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=3555">Film: Chiang Mai transfered to the newbuilt elephant house
  • 2018-05-04 Buag Hah (Pang Yang):
  • Jens Madsen, Denmark
  • Ryan Easley, USA
  • Elefanter i Köpenhavns Zoologisk Haave siden 1878, by Henning, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2016-01-04 stillborn:
  • https://www.facebook.com/zoo/posts/662352793776538
  • 2012-09-19 Dinah:
  • Hans Romlund, Give, Denmark.

  • Erland Axel Wadsten, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 2012-06-16 Toto:
  • Elefanter i Köpenhavns Zoologisk Haave siden 1878, by Henning, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2012-06-15 K:
  • Jens Madsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Elefanter i Köpenhavns Zoologisk Haave siden 1878, by Henning, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2012-06-13 Jumbo:
  • Jens Madsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Elefanter i Köpenhavns Zoologisk Haave siden 1878, by Henning, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2012-06-12 Baby:
  • Jens Madsen, Copenhagen
  • 2012-06-12 Ellen:
  • Jens Madsen, Copenhagen
  • 2012-05-29 Chang:
  • Jens Madsen, Copenhagen
  • 2012-05-29 Eng:
  • Zoo-nyt 2008. 2. sommer.
  • 2009-09-12 Supan:
  • Elefanter i Köpenhavns Zoologisk Haave siden 1878, by Henning, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2009-09-09 Boon:
  • Elefanter i Köpenhavns Zoologisk Haave siden 1878, by Henning, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2009-03-07 Coco:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2008-08-29 noname:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2008-08-28 Maia:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger


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