Menagerie Schloss Kaiserebersdorf in Austria

Menagerie Schloss Kaiserebersdorf
Typezoo
Founded1552
First elephant0
Closed down1753
AddressKaiserebersdorfer Strasse 297
PlaceVienna
CountryAustria
Websitehttp://www.archaeologie-wien.at/hochma/kaiserebersdorf_1.htm

The austrian emperor Maximillian II von Habsburg founded a menagerie in 1552 at the castle of Kaiserebersdorf.

Among other animals were here kept the first elephant in Austria, Suleiman.

The animal collection was later moved to Vienna Zoo in Schönbrunn.

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