Rotterdam Zoo in Netherlands


Rotterdam Zoo
Family photo from Blijdorp Zoo in Rotterdam in August 2004. Photo: © Lillian Berthung
Family photo from Blijdorp Zoo in Rotterdam in August 2004. Photo: © Lillian Berthung

Local name Diergaarde Blijdorp
Typezoo

Owner
Founded1857
Address Abraham van Stolkweg, PO Box 532
Zip-code 3000
Place AM Rotterdam
Country Netherlands
Website Website
YouTube userYouTube

Directors

Key People 1968: Martin van Wees (zookeeper)

Veterinarians

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
-2018: Martin van Wees
(elephant head-keeper)
2002-2006: Con Mul (later Rhenen Zoo)

Elephant keepers
Record history
History of updates2023-05-22

Latest document update2023-05-22 20:58:09
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Description

Rotterdam Zoo, located at Abraham van Stolkweg, PO Box 532, in AM Rotterdam, Netherlands , was founded in 1857.

Living elephants

At the Rotterdam Zoo lives 4 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Bangka born 2000-11-28
  2. Faya born 2010-07-20
  3. Maxi born 2022-10-09
  4. Radjik born 2021-05-05

Comments / picturesComments to the Photo right:
I believe the top left cow is Yasmin with her mother Irma next to her. Front left: Anak, Sibu and Trong Nhi. Anak is Yasmins daughter and Sibu is the youngest calf of Irma. Trong Nhi is the daughter of Douanita. Father of Anak, Sibu and Trong Nhi is Alexander.
Lillian Berthung

Rotterdam Zoo in Netherlands Netherlands

Photo from inside stable © Lillian Berthung

References for records about Rotterdam Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2024). Rotterdam Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=84. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Rotterdam Zoo on elephant-news.com

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2020-09-29Dna research supports captive breeding programmes in zoos - Elephant News


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