Amsterdam Artis Zoo in Netherlands

Amsterdam Artis Zoo
Local nameNatura Artis Magistra
Typezoo
Owner1939: City of Amsterdam
Founded1835
First elephant arrived1839
AddressPlantage Kerklaan 38-40
Zip-code1018 CZ
PlaceAmsterdam
ProvinceNoord-Holland
CountryNetherlands
Websitehttp://www.artis.nl
FacebookArtis
Twitterartis
Instagramartis_amsterdam_royal_zoo
Telephone+31 20 5233 670

DirectorsCornelis van Aken
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The Zoo was founded in 1838 by Gerard Westerman. The first animals were bought from Cornelis van Aken, who also stayed in Artis and took care of the animals. The last quagga in captivity died at Artis on 12 August 1883.



Newsarticle from Goessche_Courant 1907.

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Amsterdam Artis Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), (available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=217). (archived at the Wayback machine)

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