Prospect Park Zoo in United States


Prospect Park Zoo
Typezoo

Owner
Founded1935
Address 450 Flatbush Avenue
Zip-code 11225
Place Brooklyn, New York
Country United States
Website Website

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Veterinarians

Elephant department

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of elephants

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Description

Prospect Park Zoo, located at 450 Flatbush Avenue, in Brooklyn, New York, United States , was founded in 1935.


Comments / picturesThe Prospect Park Zoo is an eight acre zoo located off Flatbush Avenue on the eastern side of Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York. Its precursor, the Menagerie, had first opened in 1890. The present zoo opened on July 3, 1935.

As of 2005, the zoo housed nearly four hundred animals representing about one hundred species; it was visited by about 220,000 people in 2005

References for records about Prospect Park Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Prospect Park Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=460. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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