San Diego Zoo in United States

San Diego Zoo
First elephant1923
Address2920 Zoo Drive, P.O. Box 120551
PlaceSan Diego, California
CountryUnited States

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).