Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio), located at Domaine de Cambron, in Brugelette, Belgium, opened for public in 1993 and the first elephant arrived in 2009.
At Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio) lives 23 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
1993: The zoo was opened in 1993 as a bird garden named Paradisio.
2009: The zoo opened the 4-hectare (9.9-acre) "Kingdom of Ganesha," an Indonesian themed garden. It also changed its name to Pairi Daiza, which means "walled garden" or "orchard protected by walls", the oldest name for paradise.
Photo © Thijs Witters