Elephant locations in Germany

148 locations has kept elephants in Germany

There is presently 179 (37,140) living elephants in locations in Germany (in this database)

Region: Germany is in this database included in europeOther regions
Location holdings:

148 location has kept 639 elephants in Germany

(Database tables with collection of elephants further down on the page)

Elephants in locations179 (37,140) living460 (89,341) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  37 / 179 
 21%
 Female  140 / 179 
 78%
 Free contact  131 / 179 
 73%
 Protected contact  37 / 179 
 21%
 No contact  0 / 179  0%
 Unknown contact  11 / 179 
 6%
 wild  0 / 179  0%

The first elephant arriving in Germany was Charlemagnes elephant Abul-Abbas, arriving in Aachen in 802. The second elephant in Germany is refered to as The Cremona elephant arriving in 1229.

Today Germany has elephants on more circuses than in Zoos.

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NameElephant collectionTypePlaceRegion
Aachen Zoo (Aachen Zoologischer Garten)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathszooAachen
Adriana Folco-Althoff
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircus
Alexander Scholl
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births4 relocated1 deathscircus
Amedeo Folco
Kept totally 7 elephants
, 4 present (0,4)0 births2 relocated1 deathscircus
Andreas Quaiser
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathscircus
Armando Renz
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births3 relocated0 deathscircus
Artland Showtierfarm (Lutz Freiwald)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircusBadbergen
Augsburg Zoo
Kept totally 13 elephants
, 2 present (0,2)0 births5 relocated6 deathszooAugsburg
Berlin Circus Union (VEB Staatszirkus der DDR)
Kept totally 16 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births13 relocated3 deathscircusBerlin
Berlin Zoo
Kept totally 72 elephants
, 7 present (1,6)8 births12 relocated53 deathszooBerlin
Berlin-Friedrichsfelde Tierpark
Kept totally 43 elephants
, 13 present (4,9)19 births18 relocated12 deathszooBerlin
Bernhard Casselly (Bernhard Kaselowsky)
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births1 relocated1 deathscircus
Blumenfeld Circus
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births3 relocated3 deathscircusMagdeburg
Bremen Zoo (Bremer Tierpark)
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathszooBremenBremen-Oberneuland
Brunkensen Kinderzoo
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooAlfeld
C. Hagenbecks Handlungs-Menagerie
Kept totally 7 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births7 relocated0 deathsdealerHamburg
Carl Hagenbeck Circus (Carl Hagenbecks Internationaler Circus und Singhalesen-Karawane)
Kept totally 13 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births13 relocated0 deathscircusHamburg
Carl Hagenbecks Ceylonkarawane
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathscircus
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Neue Pferdemarkt)
Kept totally 26 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births25 relocated1 deathszooHamburg
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Kept totally 146 elephants
, 11 present (3,8)19 births119 relocated16 deathszooHamburg
Charlemagne, (Carolus Magnus) emperor of Holy Roman Empire
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathsprivateAachen
Chemnitz Zoo
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births3 relocated0 deathszooChemnitzSaxony (Sachsen)
Chiccoland Zoo
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 1 present (1,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathszooDürrwangen-HaslachBavaria
Circus Adolf Althoff
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Aeros
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births5 relocated1 deathscircus
Circus Albert Schumann
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircusFrankfurt am MainHessen
Circus Alberti (Stefan Frank)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathscircus
Circus Alfons Quaiser
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births3 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Apollo
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated1 deathscircusBeckum
Circus Aramant
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathscircusBerlin
Circus Arena (Alois Köllner)
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated0 deathscircusRonnenberg
Circus Atlas (Circus Frankello)
Kept totally 8 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births6 relocated2 deathscircusAufhausen
Circus Baldini (Zirkus Baldini )
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated2 deathscircus
Circus Barelli
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Barlay (Olympia, Berolina)
Kept totally 7 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated3 deathscircusNeustadt an der Orla
Circus Barum (Circus Kreiser)
Kept totally 9 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births5 relocated4 deathscircus
Circus Belli (Harry Belli)
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated3 deathscircus
Circus Berolina (Linneman)
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Berolina (Spindler)
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 3 present (0,3)0 births0 relocated2 deathscircusBerlin
Circus Brumbach
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated0 deathscircusIngolstadt
Circus Busch (Paul Busch)
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Busch-Nürnberg (Jakob Busch)
Kept totally 8 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated4 deathscircusNuremberg
Circus Busch-Roland (Circus Busch)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathscircusBerlin
Circus Carl Althoff
Kept totally 19 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births17 relocated2 deathscircus
Circus Carl Busch
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 2 present (0,2)0 births3 relocated1 deathscircusDürrwangen-Haslach
Circus Carl Hagenbeck - Stellingen (Lorenz Hagenbeck)
Kept totally 18 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births14 relocated4 deathscircusHamburg
Circus Charivari
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Corty Althoff
Kept totally 9 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births7 relocated2 deathscircusPirmasens
Circus Corty-Althoff
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated4 deathscircus
Circus Crocofant
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathscircusMünchen
Circus Dominik Althoff
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircusFreialdenhovenNordrhein-Westfalen
Circus Fischer (Circus Starligth)
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircusEnkenbach-Alsenborn
Circus Fliegenpilz
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births3 relocated1 deathscircusHaldensleben
Circus Franz Althoff
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births3 relocated1 deathscircusMaintal-DörnigheimHesse
Circus Giovanni Althoff
Kept totally 15 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births11 relocated4 deathscircus
Circus Harlekin (Karl-Heinz Köllner)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated1 deathscircusGoeritz
Circus Henry (Georg Frank)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Henry (Heinrich Koschke)
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircusStuttgart
Circus Heppenheimer (Zirkus Heppenheimer)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Hermann Althoff (Helene Althoff)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Holiday (Ronald Spindler)
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 3 present (0,3)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Julian (Schuberth)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathscircusFürstenfeldbruckBavaria
Circus Karl Busch
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathscircusDürrwangenBavaria
Circus Kendler
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births2 relocated1 deathscircus
Circus Kossmayer (Willy and Hans Kossmayer)
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated1 deathscircusStrehlen
Circus Krone
Kept totally 48 elephants
, 6 present (0,6)0 births12 relocated30 deathscircusMunich
Circus Luna (Francordia, Stefan Frank)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated1 deathscircusHammelburg
Circus Mustang (Quai Weisheit)
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated3 deathscircus
Circus Probst
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathscircusStaßfurt
Circus Quaiser
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathscircusWrist
Circus Renz (Zirkus Renz, Circus Olympic)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated1 deathscircusBerlin
Circus Renz-Berlin (Bernhard Renz)
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births3 relocated1 deathscircusBerlin
Circus Samel
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathscircusBerlin
Circus Sarrasani
Kept totally 23 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births15 relocated8 deathscircusDresden
Circus Schollini (Afrikas Big Circus, Don Carlos, Circus Montecarlo) Jonny Weisheit
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 3 present (0,3)0 births2 relocated1 deathscircus
Circus Universal Renz (Alois and Daniel Renz)
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births3 relocated3 deathscircusFriedbergHessen
Circus Voyage (Alois Spindler)
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 4 present (0,4)0 births1 relocated1 deathscircus58093
Circus Wilhelm Hagenbeck (Circus Willy Hagenbeck)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated2 deathscircusHamburg
Circus Williams
Kept totally 15 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births15 relocated0 deathscircusCologne
Circus Williams-Althoff
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births5 relocated0 deathscircusCologne
Cologne Zoo (Zoo Köln)
Kept totally 31 elephants
, 14 present (4,9)9 births10 relocated7 deathszooKöln
Cottbus Zoo
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 2 present (0,2)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooCottbus
Dresden Zoo
Kept totally 23 elephants
, 3 present (0,3)1 births3 relocated17 deathszooDresden
Duisburg Zoo
Kept totally 14 elephants
, 4 present (1,3)0 births3 relocated7 deathszooDuisburg
Dusseldorf Zoo (Zoologischen Garten Dusseldorf)
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated2 deathszooDusseldorf
Erfurt Zoo
Kept totally 16 elephants
, 4 present (1,3)0 births3 relocated9 deathszooErfurt
Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Kept totally 106 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births92 relocated14 deathsdealerHamburg
Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
Kept totally 151 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births137 relocated14 deathsdealerAlfeld
Frankfurt Zoo
Kept totally 15 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births5 relocated10 deathszooFrankfurt am Main
Frederick of Württemberg
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsprivateWürttemberg
Garnier
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated2 deathscircusBerlin
Gelsenkirchen Zoo
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathszooGelsenkirchen
George Munro
Kept totally 24 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births24 relocated0 deathsdealerBremen
German Army (Deutsches Heer)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathscamp
Graues Kloster menagerie, Berlin
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathsprivateBerlin
Grömitz Zoo (Zoo Arche Noah)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathszooGrömitz
Halle Zoo
Kept totally 21 elephants
, 6 present (2,4)4 births6 relocated9 deathszooHalle
Hamburg Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum zu Hamburg)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathszooHamburg
Hamburg Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Hamburg)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathszooHamburg
Hannover Zoo
Kept totally 85 elephants
, 11 present (3,7)33 births54 relocated20 deathszooHannover
Hans Schomburgk
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsdealerBerlin
Heidelberg Zoo
Kept totally 10 elephants
, 3 present (3,0)0 births3 relocated4 deathszooHeidelberg
Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park
Kept totally 15 elephants
, 5 present (2,3)2 births10 relocated0 deathszooHodenhagen
Jaderberg Zoo (Tier- und Freizeitpark Jaderberg)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooJaderberg
Johann Schmidt
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathsdealerBavaria
Johannes A. Petersen (elephant trainer)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births1 relocated0 deathscircus
Josef Holzmüller
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated1 deathscircusSpeyer
Julius Köllner
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathscircus
Julius Mohr
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathsdealerUlm
Karl Antoine
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsprivateKreis Soest
Karlsruhe Zoo
Kept totally 13 elephants
, 3 present (0,3)0 births2 relocated8 deathszooKarlsruhe
Krefeld Zoo
Kept totally 8 elephants
, 2 present (0,2)1 births3 relocated3 deathszooKrefeld
Kronberg Zoo
Kept totally 12 elephants
, 3 present (1,2)2 births1 relocated8 deathszooKronberg
Land der Reptilien (Rene Renz)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathscircusFriedbergHessen
Lars Hölscher
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated2 deathscircus
Leipzig Zoo
Kept totally 55 elephants
, 7 present (1,6)6 births22 relocated26 deathszooLeipzig
Logabirum Zoo (Onkel-Heini)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooLeer
Magdeburg Zoo
Kept totally 9 elephants
, 2 present (0,2)0 births3 relocated4 deathszooMagdeburg
Memleben Zoo (Erlebnistierpark Memleben)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated1 deathszooMemleben, Sachsen-Anhalt
Menagerie Gottlieb Kreutzberg
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathscircus
Menagerie Liphard
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsprivate
Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)
Kept totally 44 elephants
, 5 present (1,4)13 births13 relocated26 deathszooMunich
Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster)
Kept totally 25 elephants
, 6 present (1,5)2 births13 relocated6 deathszooMünster
Neunkirchen Zoo
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 3 present (0,3)0 births0 relocated3 deathszooNeunkirchen
Neuwied Zoo
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathszooNeuwied
Nuremberg Zoo (Tiergarten Nürnberg)
Kept totally 21 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births10 relocated11 deathszooNürnberg
Oskar Fischer (Oskars Elefanten-revue)
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated0 deathscircus
Osnabruck Zoo
Kept totally 17 elephants
, 3 present (3,0)0 births11 relocated3 deathszooOsnabrück
Otto Fockelmann
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsdealerHamburg
Platschow Elefantenhof (Sonni Frankello)
Kept totally 18 elephants
, 10 present (0,10)0 births3 relocated5 deathsprivatePlatschow
Raak (Zoo Neuwied)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsdealerNeuwied
Rene Casselly
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 5 present (1,4)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircus
Rostock Zoo
Kept totally 18 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births7 relocated11 deathszooRostock
Ruhr Zoo, Gelsenkirchen
Kept totally 12 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births9 relocated3 deathszooGelsenkirchen
Saarbrücken Zoo
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated1 deathszooSaarbrückenSaarland
Safariland Groß-Gerau
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathszooFrankfurt
Schloss Etelsen Tierpark
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathszooLangwedel, Verden, Niedersachsen
Straubing Zoo (Tiergarten Straubing)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated2 deathszooStraubing
Stukenbrock Safaripark
Kept totally 13 elephants
, 4 present (0,4)0 births3 relocated6 deathszooStukenbrock
Stuttgart Wilhelma Zoo
Kept totally 10 elephants
, 2 present (0,2)0 births4 relocated4 deathszooStuttgart - Bad Cannstatt
Tierpark Ströhen
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births3 relocated2 deathszooStröhen
Tuddern safari park (Löwensafari Tüddern)
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated0 deathszooHeinsberg
Walter Sensen Zoo-Agentur
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births6 relocated0 deathsdealerHohenstadt
Werner Bode (Tierpark Gronau)
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births5 relocated0 deathsdealerGronau
William I of Württemberg
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsprivateWürttemberg
Wingst Baby Zoo (Zoo in der Wingst)
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births3 relocated0 deathszooWingst
Wuppertal Zoo
Kept totally 25 elephants
, 8 present (4,4)11 births11 relocated6 deathszooWuppertal
Zirkus May (Jonny May-Frank)
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births3 relocated1 deathscircusHannover
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