Lauritz an Asian elephant at Copenhagen Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Lauritz  
Alternative name:Laurits

Identification

EEP nr1601

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1916-04-03 captive-born
Birth place: in Copenhagen Zoo
Birth weight 138.00 kgs, 303.60 lbs

Parents: Chang x ♀ Ellen
Death
Dead date: 1916-04-25
Death reason: euthanised: at the Vet clinic, Landbohöjskolan, with chloroform because of general weakness
Locations
Present / last location:Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1916-04-03Copenhagen Zoo

Document updated2009-09-08: birth weight, death location
2012-06-13: eep records
Google map
Random literature
Description

† Lauritz is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark, of euthanised in 1916-04-25. Official death reason described as at the Vet clinic, Landbohöjskolan, with chloroform because of general weakness. (see detailed list).

Origin


Lauritz was born captive-born 1916-04-03 at Copenhagen Zoo.

Parentage


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


Siblings through the father Chang:

  1. 1907-12-09 -- † 1927-03-00 (M) Kaspar
  2. 1912-04-06 -- † 1921-09-17 (M) Julius

Siblings through the mother Ellen:

  1. 1907-12-09 - † 1927-03-00 (M) Kaspar
  2. 1912-04-06 - † 1921-09-17 (M) Julius

Pedigree


Lauritzs pedigree:
P I II III

Lauritz

Sire:
Chang

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Ellen

Sire:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:


Comments / pictures

Named after consul Lauritz Heymann-Block.

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

1601 M 3 Apr 1916 721 952 COPENHAGE 3 Apr 1916 10370 Birth Laurits
25 Apr 1916 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Lauritz, an Asian elephant at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1171. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

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

Links

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

    Search more on the web for Lauritz

    (The name Lauritz is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)

  • elephant-news.com
  • Asianelephant.net
  • Billboard
  • Buckles Blog
  • circushistory.org
  • Elephant_Commentator
  • Elefanten-Fotolexikon.eu
  • elefanten.wikia
  • Google Internet search
  • Google Books
  • ZooChat



  • Categories1916 deaths | 1916 births | Elephants from Copenhagen Zoo | Denmark | Asian elephants



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


    Elephant Encyclopedia and database
    ELEPHANT
    ENCYCLOPEDIA

    Established 1995
    ELEPHANT
    DATABASE
    Established 2006
    Search for keywords
    Your ip: 3.230.76.48