Elephant locations in France

60 locations has kept elephants in France

There is presently 52 (17,34) living elephants in locations in France (in this database)

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

60 locations has kept 188 elephants in France

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

Elephants in locations52 (17,34) living136 (39,90) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  17 / 52 
 33%
 Female  34 / 52 
 65%
 Free contact  16 / 52 
 31%
 Protected contact  24 / 52 
 46%
 No contact  0 / 52  0%
 Unknown contact  12 / 52 
 23%
 wild  0 / 52  0%

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Facts about elephants in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 09-22 at https://www.elephant.se/country.php?name=France. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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NameElephant collectionTypePlaceRegion
Amiens Zoo (Parc Zoologique dAmiens)
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated1 deathszooAmiens
Bellengreville Zoo (Parcs animaliers Bellengreville)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooBellengreville, Seine-Maritime
Besançon Zoo (Citadelle de Besançon)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathszooBesançon Cedex 3
Bordeaux Zoo Pessac (Zoo de Pessac)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooPessac
Circus Europe International (Cirque de lEurope, Max Aucante)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Amar
Kept totally 26 elephants
, 2 present (0,2)2 births12 relocated12 deathscircus
Circus Arlette Gruss
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated1 deathscircus
Circus Bauer (Cirque Bauer, Gilbert Bauer)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathscircusVarès
Circus Bouglione (Cirque d´Hiver)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated2 deathscircusParis
Circus Diana Moreno (Cirque Diana Moreno Bormann)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated1 deathscircusParis
Circus Franconi (Cirque Franconi)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathscircusParis
Circus Fratellini (Cirque A.Fratellini)
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Gruss (Cirque Alexis Gruss)
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated2 deathscircus
Circus Maximum (Cirque Maximum)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated1 deathscircus
Circus Medrano (Cirque Medrano, Cirque Fernando)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathscircusParis
Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano)
Kept totally 7 elephants
, 2 present (0,2)0 births2 relocated3 deathscircusLyon
Circus Rancy (Cirque Rancy)
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births2 relocated1 deathscircusRouen
Circus Stephan Zavatta (Cirque Stéphane Zavatta)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathscircus
Circus Zavatta Fils (cirque Achille Zavatta Fils des Falck)
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 2 present (0,2)0 births2 relocated0 deathscircus
Cirque Jean Richard
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathscircus
Cirque Pinder-Charles Spiessert
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births5 relocated0 deathscircusChanceaux-sur-Choisille
Cirque Pinder-Jean Richard
Kept totally 11 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births9 relocated2 deathscircusSucy en Brie
Dompierre Le Pal Zoo
Kept totally 13 elephants
, 5 present (2,3)5 births3 relocated5 deathszooDompierre-sur-Besbre
Dore Zoo (Zoo de la Boissière du Doré)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooLa Boissière du Doré
Ermenonville Zoo (Zoo Jean Richard d´Ermenonville)
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births3 relocated1 deathszoo
Frejus Safari Park
Kept totally 7 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births5 relocated1 deathszooFrejus
Gautiers Menagerie
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathsprivateFaucon, Avignon
Jardin d´Acclimatation
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated3 deathszooParis
Jardin Zoologique de la Riviera
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathszooCagnes-sur-Mer
La Barben Zoo (Parc Zoologique De La Barben)
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births2 relocated3 deathszooPelissane
La Fleche Zoo (Zoo de la Fleche)
Kept totally 10 elephants
, 3 present (2,0)0 births3 relocated4 deathszooLa Fleche
La Palmyre Zoo
Kept totally 15 elephants
, 4 present (1,3)8 births6 relocated5 deathszooLes Mathes / La Palmyre
La Tanière
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 2 present (2,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathszooArchevilliersNogent-le-Phaye
La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 2 present (2,0)0 births0 relocated2 deathszooLa Teste, Gironde
Lessay Zoo (Parcs animaliers Lessay)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooLessay
Louis IX of France
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsprivateParis
Lyon Zoo (Jardin zoologique de la Ville Lyon)
Kept totally 7 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated5 deathszooLyon Cedex 06 Rhone
Maubeuge Zoo
Kept totally 9 elephants
, 2 present (2,0)0 births4 relocated3 deathszooMaubeuge
Menagerie du Paris Jardin des Plantes
Kept totally 16 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated15 deathszooParis
Padovani Lecerf
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsprivateParis
Parc Zoologique de Amneville (Coulange Zoo)
Kept totally 8 elephants
, 2 present (1,1)1 births1 relocated5 deathszooAmneville, Moselle
Paris Zoo Vincennes
Kept totally 32 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)11 births14 relocated18 deathszooParis
Peaugres Safaripark
Kept totally 7 elephants
, 3 present (0,3)0 births0 relocated4 deathszooPeaugres
Pierry Zoo (Zoo Saint-Julien de Pierry, Parc animalier Pierry)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathszooPierry
Pinderland
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated1 deathszooMelunIle-de-France
Plaisance du Touch - Zoo African Safari (Toulouse)
Kept totally 7 elephants
, 4 present (1,3)2 births2 relocated1 deathszooPlaisance du Touch
Pont-Scorff Zoo
Kept totally 9 elephants
, 2 present (1,1)2 births1 relocated6 deathszooPont-Scorff
Port Saint-Pere Zoo (Planete sauvage)
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 2 present (0,2)0 births0 relocated3 deathsPort-Saint-Père
Romanèche Touroparc
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 2 present (1,1)0 births0 relocated3 deathszooRomanèche-Thorins
Saint Augustin Zoo (Parc Naturel de Saint Augustin)
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathszooChâteau-sur-Allier
Saint-Léger-en-Bray (Parc de Saint Léger les Grands Félins)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooSaint-Léger-en-BrayOise, Hauts-de-France
Sigean Zoo (Réserve Africaine de Sigean)
Kept totally 7 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)3 births2 relocated5 deathszooSigean
St. Vrain Safaripark
Kept totally 8 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated4 deathszooSaint Vrain
Sury-aux-Bois Zoo (Rendez-vous en Terre Animale)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births0 relocated0 deathszooSury-aux-BoisCentre-Val de Loire
Thoiry Zoo (Parc de Thoiry)
Kept totally 9 elephants
, 1 present (1,0)0 births2 relocated6 deathszoo
Toulon Zoo (Zoo Fauverie du Mont Faron)
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathszooToulon
Tropicanim
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births5 relocated0 deathsdealerMeaux
Versailles menagerie (Louis XIV of France)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathsprivateVersailles
Yvonne Kludsky
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births1 relocated0 deathszoo
ZooParc de Beauval
Kept totally 11 elephants
, 7 present (1,6)2 births1 relocated3 deathszooSt Aignan sur cher
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