Chang an Asian elephant at Copenhagen Zoo



 ☨ ♂ Chang  
Photo from the book Zoologisk Have gennem 50 år, by Dir. Julius Schiøtt, København 1909.
Photo from the book Zoologisk Have gennem 50 år, by Dir. Julius Schiøtt, København 1909.

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 46 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 721
Origin
Born:* 1872 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1918-12-22
Death reason: age:
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1907-12-09
(dead † 1927-03-00)
Kaspar EEP id: 0701

2. Born 1912-04-06
(dead † 1921-09-17)
Julius EEP id: 1203

3. Born 1916-04-03
(dead † 1916-04-25)
Lauritz EEP id: 1601
Locations
Present / last location:Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark

Date of Arrival

1878-11-28Copenhagen Zoo
from C. F. Koebke

Document updated2012-05-29: eep records
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Description

† Chang is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark, age in 1918-12-22, (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 3 babies

  1. (M) 1907-12-09 -- † 1927-03-00 Kaspar EEP id: 0701
  2. (M) 1912-04-06 -- † 1921-09-17 Julius EEP id: 1203
  3. (M) 1916-04-03 -- † 1916-04-25 Lauritz EEP id: 1601

Origin


Chang was born wild 1872.


Comments / pictures

Gift from the Danish consulate in Bangkok.

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

721 M ~ 1872 WILD WILD THAILAND ~ 1872 NONE Birth CHANG
COPENHAGE 28 Nov 1878 10363 Transfer
22 Dec 1918 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Chang, an Asian at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1145. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jens Madsen, Copenhagen

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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