Grimsby Zoo in United Kingdom

Grimsby Zoo

Closed down1939
PlaceGrimsby, North East Lincolnshire
CountryUnited Kingdom

Head keepers
of elephants
John Haith
Arthur Feely (Boff)

Rosie inside her stable.

Rosie inside her stable.
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Grimsby Zoo, in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, in United Kingdom, was founded in 1928. Grimsby Zoo closed down in 1939.

Comments / pictures

Rosie went onto to Whipsnade Zoo in 1932 then to Oxford Zoo where she died in 1938 and was buried at Kidlington. There are many photos of Rosie in Dr. Middlemiss's book A Zoo on wheels where she is seen with Dixie (an older elephant).gyoung, Zoo Chat

References for records about Grimsby Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Grimsby Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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