Kaliningrad Zoo in Russia

Kaliningrad Zoo

Local name Koenigsberger Tiergarten
Kaliningradskiy Zoopark

Address prospekt Mira, 26. Zoopark.
Zip-code 236000
Place Kaliningrad
Country Russia
Website Website

DirectorsSvetlana Sokolova

Key People


Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants

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Kaliningrad Zoo, located at prospekt Mira, 26. Zoopark., in Kaliningrad, Russia , was founded in 1896.

Living elephants

At the Kaliningrad Zoo lives 1 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Pregolja born 1970-10-12

Comments / pictures1945: During the German retreat, after Battle of Königsberg, it seems three Asian elephants; Mary (earlier imported from Kiev Zoo), Katerina and Jenny III, were shot.

2019: Director Svetlana Sokolova said in 2019: When Pregolya is gone, we will not have elephants.

References for records about Kaliningrad Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2024). Kaliningrad Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=421. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

Kaliningrad Zoo on elephant-news.com

Kaliningrad Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2007-08-10Russian zoo insists elephant will stay despite global petition - Elephant News
2020-10-12Happy birthday! pregolja in kaliningrad zoo is 50 years old. an older elephant with a mixed life. - Elephant News

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