Elephants at zoo locations in Switzerland


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

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

5 zoo locations has kept 56 elephants in Switzerland

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

Elephants in zoo locations20 (5,15) living36 (8,26) 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 Zoo
    Kept totally 33 elephants
    , 4 present (1,3)4 births14 relocated15 deathszooBasel
    (map)
    Geneve Zoo (Le zoo de Genève)
    Kept totally 4 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)0 births3 relocated1 deathszooGeneva
    Knies Kinderzoo
    Kept totally 20 elephants
    , 8 present (2,6)6 births7 relocated5 deathszooRapperswil
    (map)
    Kanton St. GallenDeutschschweizOstschweiz
    Romanshorn Zoo
    Kept totally 0 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathszooRomanshorn
    (map)
    Arbon DistrictCanton of Thurgaunortheast Switzerland
    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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