Calcutta Alipore Zoo (Alipore Zoological gardens), located in Kolkata, in India, was founded in 1875 and the first elephant arrived in 1876.
At Calcutta Alipore Zoo (Alipore Zoological gardens) lives 4 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
The Calcutta Aquarium lies across the street from the zoo, and is affiliated to the zoo.
1881: Kalākaua, the last king of Hawaii, visited the zoo on 28 May 1881 during his world tour.
2020: Before its closure (due to Corona), the daily average footfall at Alipore Zoo ranged between 4,000-6,000 on a single day.