Buenos Aires Zoo, located in Buenos Aires, in Argentina, was founded in 1874, opened for public in 1875. Buenos Aires Zoo closed down in 2018.
At Buenos Aires Zoo lives 2 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
1903-1904: Of 1,500 people in 1903, 15,000 visited the Zoo in late 1904.
Nayan with her daughter Phua Victoria Portena, Buenos Aires Zoo 1905.
1905: The first elephant ever born in a Zoo, was born in Buenos Aires Zoo 1905.
1991: In 1991 the zoo was privatized.
2016-06-23: In June 2016 the city formed a bias about closing the 140-year-old zoo, and relocate most of the animals to nature reservesn. The zoo property will be converted into an ecopark. Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta said that the zoo’s 2,500 animals will be gradually moved to nature reserves in Argentina which can provide a more suitable environment. The 44-acre zoo in the Palermo neighbourhood will become an ecopark when it is reopened later this year.
2018: During the government on duty 2018, the Zoo was closed by the Municipality of the City of Buenos Aires and was renamed "Eco Parque"