Jackson Zoological Garden in United States

Jackson Zoological Garden
Typezoo
Founded1921
First elephant1923
Address2918 W. Capitol Street
PlaceJackson, Mississippi
CountryUnited States
Websitehttp://www.jacksonzoo.org/

1919 - The Zoo consisted of a cage of rabbits, some fireman´s pets, and a few native species. This collection was housed in the Central Fire Station in downtown Jackson (now the Jackson Chamber of Commerce Building).
1921 - The City Council voted to situate the Zoo on the land acquired from Samuel Livingston, and became known as the Livingston Park Zoo.
1950´s & 60´s: The Zoo was later renamed The R.M. Taylor Zoo.
1964 - Robert Wagner became the Zoo Director. The Zoo´s name was changed to The Jackson Zoological Society.

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