Beijing Zoo in China

Beijing Zoo


Size89 ha (220 acres)
Total nrs14500
Number of species950
Number of animals14500
Address Xizhimenwei Dajie, Xicheng
Place Beijing
Country China
Website Website


Key People


Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants

Elephant keepers
Record history
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Beijing Zoo, located at Xizhimenwei Dajie, Xicheng, in Beijing, China , was founded in 1906.

Living elephants

At the Beijing Zoo lives 6 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Jing Jing born 1994
  2. Migara born 2001-06-23
  3. unknown
  4. unknown
  5. Zhou Zhou
  6. Zhuang Zhuang

Comments / picturesThe Beijing Zoo is a zoological park in Beijing, the capital of the China. Founded in 1906 during the late Qing dynasty, it is the oldest zoo in China and oldest public park in northern China. More than five million people visit the zoo each year.

References for records about Beijing Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2024). Beijing Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Beijing Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2017-01-01China says it will phase out ivory trade in 2017 - Elephant News
2016-12-13China to set date to close ivory factories - Elephant News
Ivory smuggler gets four years in jail - Elephant News
2012-12-20Mugabe trades elephants in covert deal with china - Elephant News
2012-03-14Woolly mammoth: scientists agree deal to recreate extinct jumbo using elephant’s womb - Elephant News
2012-03-03Looking for elephant ivory? try china - Elephant News

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