Heidelberg Zoo in Germany


Heidelberg Zoo
Typezoo
OwnerTiergarten Heidelberg gGmbH
Size10.2 ha (0.102 km2)
Founded1933
Opened for public1934
Number of species174
Number of animals1443
AddressTiergartenstrasse 3
Zip-code69120
PlaceHeidelberg
CountryGermany
Websitehttp://www.zoo-heidelberg.de

Directors1998-now: Klaus Wünnemann

Head keepers
of elephants
Stefan Aspegren
Stefan Geretschläger
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Description

Heidelberg Zoo, located at Tiergartenstrasse 3, in Heidelberg, in Germany, was founded in 1933, opened for public in 1934.

At Heidelberg Zoo lives 3 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Tarak born 2005-10-28
  2. ,
  3. Khin Yadanar Min born 2009-07-27
  4. ,
  5. Ludwig born 2011-05-06
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Heidelberg Zoo is a zoo in Germany which was founded in 1933 and opened for the public on 20 November 1934. Since 1998, the zoo director has been Klaus Wünnemann. A new elephant house was opened in 2010, where only young elephant bulls are kept, as part of the EEP breeding programme for Asian elephants


References for records about Heidelberg Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Heidelberg Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=161. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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