Chang II at Zurich Zoo

† Chang II
ID Number:EEP Number: 3604 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1947-12-25
Death reason: euthanised: shot
People killed:1
Location:Zurich Zoo
ArrivedZurich Zoo 1936-07-17
Born: wild
Document updated2012-06-16:�
2017-01-16: changed death date, mankiller
Records about Chang II from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Chang II:

3604 M ???? WILD WILD WILD ???? NONE Birth CHANG II
ZURICH 17 Jul 1936 360001 Transfer
26 Dec 1947 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online


Chang II was shot the day after he killed his keeper,(Mankiller).

Sources, among others

  • Kurt Balmer, Switzerland

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