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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park in United Kingdom

Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Gay & Duchess. Paignton Zoo 08/2008. Photo: © Darren Smith
Gay & Duchess. Paignton Zoo 08/2008. Photo: © Darren Smith
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AddressTotnes Road
PlacePaignton, Devon
CountryUnited Kingdom

The Paignton Zoo received their two elephants, Duchess and Gay, from Longleat Safari in 1977.

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