Bowmanville Zoo, located at 340 King Street East, in Bowmanville, Ontario, in Canada, was founded in 1919. The last elephant left in 2013.
Bowmanville Zoo is the oldest private zoo in North America
1919: Founded as Cream of Barley Park with a petting zoo, purchased by the Connell family in the 1950s.
1964: Name change to Bowmanville Zoological Park.