Elephant locations in Switzerland

15 locations has kept elephants in Switzerland
There is presently 20 (5,15) living elephants in locations in Switzerland (in this database)

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

15 locations has kept 75 elephants in Switzerland

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

Elephants in locations20 (5,15) living55 (8,45) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  5 / 20 
 25%
 Female  15 / 20 
 75%
 Free contact  14 / 20 
 70%
 Protected contact  4 / 20 
 20%
 No contact  0 / 20  0%
 Unknown contact  2 / 20 
 10%
 wild  0 / 20  0%


Recommended Citation

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

Internal relevant links

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

  • NameElephant collectionTypePlaceDistrictProvinceStateRegion
    Basel Natural History Museum
    Kept totally 0 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsmuseumBasel
    (map)
    Basel SBB railway station
    Kept totally 1 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deathsrailway stationBasel
    Basel Zoo
    Kept totally 33 elephants
    , 4 present (1,3) 4 births14 relocated15 deathszooBasel
    (map)
    Bern Institute of Anatomy
    Kept totally 0 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsmuseumBern
    (map)
    Circus Knie
    Kept totally 50 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births33 relocated17 deathscircusRapperswil
    (map)
    Circus Nock
    Kept totally 0 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathscircusOeschgen
    Circus Pajazzo
    Kept totally 1 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deathscircus
    Circus Wulff
    Kept totally 2 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated2 deathscircusBasel
    Geneve Zoo (Le zoo de Genève)
    Kept totally 4 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births3 relocated1 deathszooGeneva
    Johannes Künzler
    Kept totally 3 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births3 relocated0 deathsdealer
    Knies Kinderzoo
    Kept totally 20 elephants
    , 8 present (2,6) 6 births7 relocated5 deathszooRapperswil
    (map)
    Kanton St. GallenDeutschschweizOstschweiz
    Peter Ryhiner
    Kept totally 3 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births3 relocated0 deathsdealerBasel
    Romanshorn Zoo
    Kept totally 0 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathszooRomanshorn
    (map)
    Arbon DistrictCanton of Thurgaunortheast Switzerland
    Wendel Huber
    Kept totally 2 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births2 relocated0 deathsprivate
    Zurich Zoo
    Kept totally 33 elephants
    , 8 present (2,6) 15 births10 relocated15 deathszooZurich
    (map)



    This document was updated: 2020-09-29 07:22:13



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