Pretoria Zoo in South Africa

Pretoria Zoo
Local name National Zoological Gardens of South Africa

Size85 hectares (210 acres)
Total nrs9000
Opened for public1899
Number of species700
Number of animals9000
Address 232 Boom Street
Place Pretoria
Country South Africa

DirectorsLeslie Mudimeli

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Pretoria Zoo, located at 232 Boom Street, in Pretoria, South Africa , opened for public in 1899.

Living elephants

At the Pretoria Zoo lives 1 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Charley (Charlie) born 1982-00-00

Comments / picturesThe National Zoological Garden of South Africa (also informally known as The Pretoria Zoo) is an 80-hectare (200-acre)[2] zoo located in Pretoria, South Africa. It is the national zoo of South Africa, and was founded by J. W. B. Gunning in 1899. Pretoria Zoo is one of the eight largest zoos in the world.

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Koehl, Dan (2024). Pretoria Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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