Tierpark Berlin in Germany


Tierpark Berlin
Plan from 1821 with the Friedrichsfelde castle, during the time when the garden  was developed into a park, by Peter Joseph Lenné (1789-1866)
Plan from 1821 with the Friedrichsfelde castle, during the time when the garden was developed into a park, by Peter Joseph Lenné (1789-1866)
Typezoo
Founded1954
First elephant arrived1954
Last elephant left2020
AddressAm Tierpark 125, Friedrichsfelde
Zip-codeD-10319
PlaceBerlin
DistrictLichtenberg
CountryGermany
Websitehttp://www.tierpark-berlin.de
Facebooktierparkberlin
YouTube userhauptstadtzoo
YouTube ChannelUC6ldBFsHEU-8D7Hb6KCFgCA
Twitterzooberlin
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Head keepers
of elephants
?-2006: Ingolf Kastirke
Mario Hammerschmidt
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Tierpark Berlin is located at Am Tierpark 125, Friedrichsfelde, in Berlin, Germany


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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:

References for records about Tierpark Berlin

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Tierpark Berlin, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=12. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Tierpark Berlin on elephant-news.com

Tierpark Berlin is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2016-01-04Berlin zoo elephant baby is actually a boy - Elephant News
2010-03-19Baby elephant born at berlin zoo - Elephant News
Drei tierpark-elefanten nach rostow am don - Elephant News
14th elephantcalf at tierpark berlin is born - Elephant News
2008-04-16Tierpark berlin - Elephant News
African elephant baby born in berlin - Elephant News
Love is... a family that forgives and forgets - Elephant News
2020-09-25The elephant house in tierpark berlin is now empty, first time since 1955 - Elephant News


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This document was updated: 2020-10-30 07:03:11


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