Chang an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Chang at Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)

Photo from the book Zoologisk Have gennem 50 år, by Dir. Julius Schiøtt, København 1909.
☨ Chang
ID Number:EEP Number: 721 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 46 years old
Dead date: 1918-12-22
Death reason: age:
Location:Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)
ArrivalCopenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have) 1878-11-28
from C. F. Koebke
Born:* 1872 wild Thailand
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 3 babies

  1. (M) 1907-12-09 -- † 1927-03-00 Kaspar, EEP nr: 0701
  2. (M) 1912-04-06 -- † 1921-09-17 Julius, EEP nr: 1203
  3. (M) 1916-04-03 -- † 1916-04-25 Lauritz, EEP nr: 1601
Document updated2012-05-29: eep records
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 list

Koehl, D., (2020). Chang, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have) in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jens Madsen, Copenhagen

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