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 nameBorås djurpark, Boråsparken, Borås zoo
Typezoo
OwnerBorås Stadshus AB
Size40-hectare (99-acre)
Founded1962
First elephant arrived1962
Number of species80
Number of animals500
AddressPO Box 502
Zip-code503 13
PlaceBoras
CountrySweden
Websitehttp://www.boraszoo.se/
Instagramboraszoo

Directors1962-1969: Sigvard Berggren
1996-? Per Kettil
Bo Kjelsson

VeterinariansTherese Hård
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Description

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

At Boras Zoo lives 8 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Chindi born 2017-04-14
  2. ,
  3. Dudu born 1990
  4. ,
  5. Jabu born 2013-05-21
  6. ,
  7. Majira born 2017-06-23
  8. ,
  9. Nyoka born 1978
  10. ,
  11. Panzi born 2005-05-05
  12. ,
  13. Unnamed born 2021-04-07?
  14. ,
  15. Yoga born 1996
  16. ,


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Borås 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 (2020). 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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