Eng at Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Eng at Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)

Eng, 1890
† Eng
ID Number:EEP Number: 722 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Dead date: 1893-05-25
Death reason: disease colic
Location:Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)
ArrivedCopenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have) 1878-11-28
from C. F. Koebke
Born:1872 wild Thailand
Document updated2009-09-05: Text
2012-05-29: eep records
At 20th of May she refused to go out, was nervous, lay down and stood up again, showing signs of colic. Injection of morphine in the intestines did not help. From the 21st she did eat or drink.

Records about Eng from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Eng:

722 F ~ 1872 WILD WILD THAILAND ~ 1872 NONE Birth ENG
COPENHAGE 28 Nov 1878 10364 Transfer
25 May 1893 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Sources, among others

  • Zoo-nyt 2008. 2. sommer.

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