San Diego Zoo in United States


San Diego Zoo
Typezoo
Founded1922
First elephant arrived1923
Address2920 Zoo Drive, P.O. Box 120551
Zip-code92112-0551
PlaceSan Diego, California
CountryUnited States
Websitehttp://www.sandiegozoo.org
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Description

San Diego Zoo, located at 2920 Zoo Drive, P.O. Box 120551, in San Diego, California, in United States, was founded in 1922 and the first elephant arrived in 1923.

At San Diego Zoo lives 3 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Mary born 1964
  2. ,
  3. Devi born 1967
  4. ,
  5. Shaba born 1980
  6. ,


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The world-famous San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park, San Diego, California is one of the largest, most progressive zoos in the world with over 4,000 animals of more than 800 species.

It is privately operated by the nonprofit Zoological Society of San Diego on 100 acres of parkland leased from the City of San Diego, and ownership of all animals, equipment and other assets rests with the City of San Diego.

1977: Asian elephants perform in Wild Animal Park's first elephant show (trainer Franz Tisch).


References for records about San Diego Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). San Diego Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=88. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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