Charkow Zoo had the first second Zoo generation birth in europe, Charkowtschanka.
Outdoor elephant enclosure of Kkarkov Zoo cinsists of two parts surranded by metal tubes, a corridor for taking the elephants to other enclosure or to the pool. The outdoor enclosure is 750 m2. There are dry trees and a shed in the enclosures. The floor of the enclosure is covered by a sand layer 60 cm deep, with a 40 cm deep gravel layer for drainage.