Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) in Netherlands

Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
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 nameDiergaarde Blijdorp
AddressAbraham van Stolkweg, PO Box 532
PlaceAM Rotterdam
YouTube userdiergaardeblijdorp

Head keepers
of elephants
2002-2006: Con Mul (later Rhenen Zoo)
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Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), located at Abraham van Stolkweg, PO Box 532, in AM Rotterdam, Netherlands, was founded in 1857.

Living elephants

At Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) lives 7 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Bangka born 2000-11-28
  2. ,
  3. Fahim born 2005-07-24
  4. ,
  5. Faya born 2010-07-20
  6. ,
  7. Irma born 1970-09-18
  8. ,
  9. Nhi Linh born 2013-08-10
  10. ,
  11. Radjik born 2021-05-05
  12. ,
  13. Trong Nhi born 2003-05-13
  14. ,

Comments / pictures

Comments 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

Photo from inside stable © Lillian Berthung

References for records about Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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