Tiergarten Berlin-Friedrichsfelde was built in 1954, since the population in East-Berlin could not visit the old Berlin Zoo in West-Berlin.
1989: a new elephant house was erected.
1999: the first elephant in Berlin Tierpark was born.
2006-09-30: Mafuta attacked head elephant keeper Ingolf Kastirke, and was relocated to Halle Zoo.
2020: All Asian elephants were relocated to Leipzig Zoo, and renovation of elephant facilities were initiated.
Video with Asian elephants and keeper Mario Hammerschmidt: