Erfurt Zoo in Germany

Erfurt Zoo
©: Daniela Dunger, Erfurt
©: Daniela Dunger, Erfurt

Local nameThüringer Zoopark Erfurt
OwnerStadt Erfurt
Opened for public1959
Number of species133
Number of animals1000
AddressZum Zoopark 8 - 10

Directors1959-1962: Dr. Harald H. Roth
1962-?: Dr. Fritz Dietrich Altmann
Dr. Norbert Neuschulz
?-2014: Dr. Thomas Kölpin (later Director Wilhelma)
2014-now: Dr. Sabine Merz

Head keepers
of elephants
Earlier: Frank Quensel
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Erfurt Zoo, located at Zum Zoopark 8 - 10, in Erfurt, in Germany, opened for public in 1959.

At Erfurt Zoo lives 5 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Ayoka born 2020-08-05
  2. ,
  3. Chupa born 2003-12-25
  4. ,
  5. Csami born 1995
  6. ,
  7. Kibo born 2005-10-09
  8. ,
  9. Safari born 1971
  10. ,

References for records about Erfurt Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Erfurt Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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2006-01-02Day in pictures - Elephant News

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