Julius an Asian elephant at Copenhagen Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Julius  




Identification

EEP nr1203

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
Status:foot problems
Origin
Born:* 1912-04-06 captive-born
Birth place: in Copenhagen Zoo

Parents: Chang x ♀ Ellen
Death
Dead date: 1921-09-17
Death reason: euthanised: with morphine, autopsy showed sepsis
Locations
Present / last location:Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1912-04-06Copenhagen Zoo

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† Julius is a dead foot problems Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark, of euthanised in 1921-09-17. Official death reason described as with morphine, autopsy showed sepsis. (see detailed list).

Origin


Julius was born captive-born 1912-04-06 at Copenhagen Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Julius are: ♂ Chang (father) and ♀ Ellen (mother).


Siblings through the father Chang:

  1. 1907-12-09 -- † 1927-03-00 (M) Kaspar
  2. 1916-04-03 -- † 1916-04-25 (M) Lauritz

Siblings through the mother Ellen:

  1. 1907-12-09 - † 1927-03-00 (M) Kaspar
  2. 1916-04-03 - † 1916-04-25 (M) Lauritz

Pedigree


Juliuss pedigree:
P I II III

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Chang

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Ellen

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Named after Julius Schiött, director in Copenhagen Zoo.


Ellen and Julius.

Fell to the floor 1921-09-02 because of problems in the legs. Could not raise again, and therefore euthanized.

Contradictory records:
Some sources state 15 september as death date.

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

1203 M 6 Apr 1912 721 952 COPENHAGE 6 Apr 1912 10369 Birth Julius
17 Sep 1921 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Julius, an Asian elephant at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1162. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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