Elephants at zoo locations in France


36 zoo locations has kept elephants in France
There is presently 42 (17,24) living elephants in zoo locations in France (in this database)

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

36 zoo locations has kept 147 elephants in France

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

Elephants in zoo locations42 (17,24) living105 (36,63) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  17 / 42 
 40%
 Female  24 / 42 
 57%
 Free contact  9 / 42 
 21%
 Protected contact  23 / 42 
 55%
 No contact  0 / 42  0%
 Unknown contact  10 / 42 
 24%
 wild  0 / 42  0%


Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan, Facts about elephants in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, (2021) available online retrieved at https://www.elephant.se/country.php?name=France.
(archived at the Wayback machine)

Internal relevant links

  • The elephant database startpage. Statistics
  • News about elephants in France (From the sister site Elephant News)

  • NameElephant collectionTypePlaceDistrictProvinceStateRegion
    Amiens Zoo
    Kept totally 5 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated1 deathszooAmiens
    (map)
    Amneville Zoo (Coulange Zoo)
    Kept totally 8 elephants
    , 2 present (1,1)1 births1 relocated5 deathszooAmneville, Moselle
    (map)
    Moselle (department)Grand Est
    Beauval Zoo
    Kept totally 11 elephants
    , 7 present (1,6)2 births1 relocated3 deathszooSt Aignan sur cher
    (map)
    Bellengreville Cleres Zoo
    Kept totally 1 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooClères
    (map)
    Besançon Zoo (Citadelle de Besançon)
    Kept totally 2 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathszooBesançon Cedex 3
    (map)
    Bordeaux Zoo Pessac (Zoo de Pessac)
    Kept totally 1 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooPessac
    Château de Dampierre menageri
    Kept totally 0 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathszooDampierre-en-YvelinesYvelinesÎle-de-France
    Dompierre Le Pal Zoo
    Kept totally 14 elephants
    , 6 present (3,3)6 births3 relocated5 deathszooDompierre-sur-Besbre
    (map)
    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
    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
    Kept totally 10 elephants
    , 2 present (1,0)0 births4 relocated4 deathszooLa Fleche
    (map)
    La Palmyre Zoo
    Kept totally 15 elephants
    , 4 present (1,3)8 births6 relocated5 deathszooLes Mathes / La Palmyre
    (map)
    La Tanière
    Kept totally 2 elephants
    , 2 present (2,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathszooArchevilliers
    (map)
    Nogent-le-Phaye
    La Teste Zoo du Bassin d´Arcachon
    Kept totally 5 elephants
    , 3 present (3,0)0 births0 relocated2 deathszooLa Teste, Gironde
    (map)
    Lessay Zoo (Parcs animaliers Lessay)
    Kept totally 1 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooLessay
    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
    (map)
    Paris Zoo Vincennes
    Kept totally 32 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)11 births14 relocated18 deathszooParis
    Peaugres Safaripark
    Kept totally 8 elephants
    , 3 present (0,3)0 births1 relocated4 deathszooPeaugres
    (map)
    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
    , 3 present (0,3)2 births3 relocated1 deathszooPlaisance du Touch
    (map)
    Pont-Scorff Zoo
    Kept totally 9 elephants
    , 2 present (1,1)2 births1 relocated6 deathszooPont-Scorff
    Romanèche Touroparc
    Kept totally 5 elephants
    , 2 present (1,1)0 births0 relocated3 deathszooRomanèche-Thorins
    (map)
    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-Bray
    (map)
    Oise, Hauts-de-France
    Sigean Zoo
    Kept totally 7 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)3 births2 relocated5 deathszooSigean
    (map)
    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-Bois
    (map)
    Centre-Val de Loire
    Thoiry Zoo
    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



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