Vrijburgh royal menagerie in Brazil


Vrijburgh royal menagerie
Typezoo
OwnerJohn Maurice of Orange
AddressVrijburgh, Antonio Vaz island, Mauritzstad
PlaceRecife
StatePernambuco
RegionNortheast Region of Brazil
CountryBrazil
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Vrijburgh royal menagerie, located at Vrijburgh, Antonio Vaz island, Mauritzstad, in Recife, in Brazil.


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John Maurice of Orange was was appointed as the governor of the Dutch possessions in Brazil in 1636 by the Dutch West India Company on recommendation of Frederick Henry. he built the Vrijhof palace 1640. Close to the palace John Maurice founded a zoo with exotic animals in an open park, where Albert Eckhout, made a chalk drawing of a young African forest elephant with tusks.


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Koehl, Dan (2020). Vrijburgh royal menagerie, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3033. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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