Deceased elephants at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark


This database list 26 dead elephants

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