Paignton Zoo Environmental Park in United Kingdom

Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Gay & Duchess. Paignton Zoo 08/2008. Photo: © Darren Smith

Gay & Duchess. Paignton Zoo 08/2008. Photo: © Darren Smith
Typezoo
Opened for public
Number of species
AddressTotnes Road
Zip-codeTQ4 7EU
PlacePaignton, Devon
CountryUnited Kingdom
Websitehttp://www.paigntonzoo.org.uk/
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The Paignton Zoo received their two elephants, Duchess and Gay, from Longleat Safari in 1977.

In April 2005, the zoo began separating the pair at night after Gay suffered a tusk injury overnight from Duchess.

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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2010), (available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=372). (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA


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