Madras Zoo (Moore Market Complex) in India


Madras Zoo (Moore Market Complex)
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Founded1855
Last elephant left1979
Closed down1979
Address Peoples park
Place Madras
Country India

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Madras Zoo (Moore Market Complex), located at Peoples park, in Madras, India , was founded in 1855. The last elephant left in 1979. Madras Zoo (Moore Market Complex) closed down in 1979 in Madras, .


Comments / picturesFounded in 1855, the Arignar Anna Zoological Park was the first public zoo in India. Originally called the Madras Zoo, it was situated in People\'s Park near Moore Market Complex in Park Town. By 1975, the zoo had expanded and had to be moved out of the city. The zoo and the animals moved to the current Vandalur Zoo, which is one of the largest in South Asia.

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Koehl, Dan (2021). Madras Zoo (Moore Market Complex), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=899. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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