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

☨ Lauritz
Alternative name:Laurits
ID Number:EEP Number: 1601 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
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Dead date: 1916-04-25,
Death reason: euthanised: at the Vet clinic, Landbohöjskolan, with chloroform because of general weakness
Location:Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)
ArrivalCopenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have) 1916-04-03
Born:* 1916-04-03 captive-born
in Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 138.00 kgs, 303.60 lbs
Parents: Chang x Ellen
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
Lauritzs pedigree:
P I II III

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Chang

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Ellen

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Document updated2009-09-08: birth weight, death location
2012-06-13: eep records
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 list

Koehl, D., (2020). Lauritz, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have) in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 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

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