Kobe Oiji Zoo in Japan

Kobe Oiji Zoo

Local nameKōbe-shiritsu Ōji Dōbutsuen
Opened for public1951
Number of species170
Number of animals850
Address3 Chome-1 Ojicho, Nada Ward
DistrictHyōgo Prefecture
RegionKansai region, Honshu
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Kobe Oiji Zoo, located at 3 Chome-1 Ojicho, Nada Ward, in Kobe, in Japan, opened for public in 1951.

At Kobe Oiji Zoo lives 3 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Mac born 1992-06-13
  2. ,
  3. Midori born 2000
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  5. Zuzanna born 1990-04-05
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Some of the most popular attractions are the pandas Koko and Tantan, koala, golden snub-nosed monkey, Amur tiger, and elephants.

The female elephant Suwako, born in 1943, who died in 2008, 58 years after arrival 1950, was considered the oldest living elephant in Japan.

How to get there

Take the Hankyu Railway and get off at Oji Koen Station. Walk 3 minutes west from Exit 3 or take the JR and get off at Nada Station and walk 5 minutes north.

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Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Kobe Oiji Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=53. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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