Dublin Zoo in Ireland

Dublin Zoo

Address Phoenix Park
Place Dublin 8
Country Ireland
Website Website

Directors-2001: Peter Wilson (director)
2001-2020: Leo Oosterweghel (director)
2020-now: Christoph Schwitzer (director)

Key People -2009: Gerry Creighton Sr. (curator)


Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
-: James Kenny
(elephant head-keeper)
-1976: Jim Kenny
(elephant head-keeper)
2000-2020: Gerry Creighton Jr.
(elephant head-keeper)

Elephant keepers -: James Creighton
-: Pat Kenny
-1903: James McNally
1983-1986: Gerry Creighton Jr.
1986-2000: Gerry Creighton Jr.
Record history
History of updates2021-09-02

Latest document update2021-09-02 18:19:25
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Dublin Zoo, located at Phoenix Park, in Dublin 8, Ireland , was founded in 1831.

Living elephants

At the Dublin Zoo lives 5 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Asha born 2007-05-07
  2. Avani born 2017-03-19
  3. Bernhardine (Bernhardini) born 1984-06-16
  4. Samiya born 2014-09-17
  5. Zinda born 2016-09-19

Comments / picturesDublin Zoo in Ireland IrelandThe old elephant house in the 30s.

In the new facilities, the elephants are operated in protected contact.

References for records about Dublin Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2024). Dublin Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=184. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Dublin Zoo on elephant-news.com

Dublin Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2014-09-17Dublin zoo names new baby elephant calves kavi and ashoka - Elephant News

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