San Diego Zoo in United States

San Diego Zoo
First elephant arrived1923
Address2920 Zoo Drive, P.O. Box 120551
PlaceSan Diego
CountryUnited States
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San Diego Zoo, located at 2920 Zoo Drive, P.O. Box 120551, in San Diego, United States, was founded in 1922 and the first elephant arrived in 1923.

Living elephants

At San Diego Zoo lives 5 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Devi born 1967
  2. ,
  3. Inhlonipho born 2011-09-26
  4. ,
  5. Mary born 1964
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  7. Shaba born 1980
  8. ,
  9. Tsandzikle born 2010-12-27
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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 (2021). San Diego Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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2021-03-21Man enter elephant cage with 2-year-old daughter - Elephant News

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