London Zoo in United Kingdom

London Zoo
Decimus Burtons Elephant Stables, London Zoo, Natural History and Views of London, 1835

Decimus Burtons Elephant Stables, London Zoo, Natural History and Views of London, 1835
Typezoo
Founded1826
First elephant arrived1831
Last elephant left2001
AddressRegents Park Zoo, Outer Circle Regents Park
Zip-codeNW1 4RY
PlaceLondon
CountryUnited Kingdom
Websitehttp://www.zsl.org/london-zoo/
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London Zoo was founded in 1826, and kept a large number of elephants, including the famous Jumbo, until the tragical accident when the elephant Geeta killed the elephant keeper Jim Robson in London Zoo.

After this, all the elephants were transfered to Whipsnade.



Known elephant keepers


  • 1865-1882 Matthew Scott

  • Charles Eyles

  • ?-2001 Jim Robson
  • Source and citings for the article London Zoo

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    London Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2012), (available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=226). (archived at the Wayback machine)

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