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Unknown elephant in Furuvik from the past. Postcard, unknown photographer
Owner -1938: Oscar Jakobsson 1938-: Gösta Nygren Parks & Resorts Scandinavia
First elephant arrived 1936
Directors 1935-1975: Gösta Nygren (director)
Head keepers of elephants -: Jonny Persson (elephant head-keeper) 1943-1944: Franz Adamski (elephant trainer) Elephant keepers Google map
Furuviksparken, in Gavle,
, was founded in 1936 and the first elephant arrived in 1936. Comments / picturesFuruviksparken was founded in 1900 by Oscar Jakobsson
and officially opened by count Olle Cronstedt.
1936: Taku arrived.
1938 the zoo was bought by Gösta Nygren,
who managed the zoo for 45 years.
1943-1944: 4 elephants came from Circus Busch (Paul Busch)
in Germany with the trainer Franz Adamski.
1950: 2 elephants bought
References for records about Furuviksparken
Recommended CitationKoehl, Dan (2023). Furuviksparken, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=28. ( archived at the Wayback machine)
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