Boras Zoo in Sweden


Boras Zoo
The larger box inside the stable. From left Panza, NYoka and Dudu. Photo: Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo
The larger box inside the stable. From left Panza, NYoka and Dudu. Photo: Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo

Local name Borås djurpark, Boråsparken, Borås zoo
Typezoo

OwnerBorås Stadshus AB
Size40-hectare (99-acre)
Total nrs500
Founded1962
First elephant arrived1962
Number of species80
Number of animals500
Address PO Box 502
Zip-code 503 13
Place Boras
Country Sweden
Website Website
Instagramboraszoo

Directors 1962-1969: Sigvard Berggren (director)
1996-? Per Kettil
Bo Kjelsson

Key People -1986: Robert Essen (elephant owner)
1992?-1994?: Anne Olivecrona (zoologist)
1997-1997: Dan Koehl (elephant consultant)

VeterinariansTherese Hård

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants

Elephant keepers 1994-1997: Fredrik Mohlin
2013-2021?: André Rhodin
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Description

Boras Zoo, located at PO Box 502, in Boras, Sweden , was founded in 1962 and the first elephant arrived in 1962.

Living elephants

At the Boras Zoo lives 7 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Chindi born 2017-04-14
  2. Dudu born 1990
  3. Jabu born 2013-05-21
  4. Kojo born 2021-04-05
  5. Majira born 2017-06-23
  6. Panzi born 2005-05-05
  7. Yoga born 1996

Comments / picturesBorås Djurpark is a 40-hectare (99-acre) zoo in the northern part of central Borås, Sweden. It has about 500 animals of 80 different Species. The zoo was founded in 1962 by Sigvard Berggren, who was manager until 1969.

References for records about Boras Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Boras Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=9. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Boras Zoo on elephant-news.com

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2021-04-09Baby elephant dies rejected by family at swedish zoo - Elephant News


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