Berlin Zoo, located at Hardenbergpl. 8 and Budapester Str. 34, in Berlin, in Germany, was founded in 1844 and the first elephant arrived in 1857.
At Berlin Zoo lives 5 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
1844: Berlin Zoological Garden is the oldest Zoo in Germany, opened 1844.
1857: The first elephant was bought 1857 for 2 500 Taler from Menagerie Liphard.
The elephant Pagoda in 1930
1939: before World war II, Berlin Zoo kept over 4 000 mammals, and over 1400 species of birds.
1941: Bombs fell on Berlin Zoo, an antelope was the only animal to die (Heck, 1952, 142-143).