Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel

Ramat Gan Zoo

First elephant arrived1981
Address P.O.Box 984
Zip-code 52109
Place Ramat-Gan
Country Israel
Website Website
YouTube userYouTube


Key People: Amelia Terkel (zoologist)


Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
Guy Kfir

Elephant keepers
Record history
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Ramat Gan Zoo, located at P.O.Box 984, in Ramat-Gan, Israel , was founded in 1974 and the first elephant arrived in 1981.

Living elephants

At the Ramat Gan Zoo lives 8 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Aviva born 1969
  2. Bahati born 1961
  3. La Belle born 2006-03-11
  4. La Petite born 1985-00-00
  5. Lalana born 2013-10-02
  6. Latangi born 2013-08-02
  7. Philo born 2020-03-18
  8. Yossi born 1974-08-11

Comments / picturesThe Zoological Center Tel Aviv - Ramat Gan opened to the general public in 1974 as an African animal park. In 1981, a modern zoo was established in the middle of the park, populated with animals brought from the former Tel Aviv Zoo, which had closed.

References for records about Ramat Gan Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2024). Ramat Gan Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=214. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

Ramat Gan Zoo on elephant-news.com

Ramat Gan Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2013-10-05Ramat gan safari’s 25-year-old elephant la petite, already a grandmother, has another girl of her own - Elephant News
2013-08-067 yr-old asiatic elephant la belle gives birth to a female calf. the breed is an endangered one. (ramat gan inbreeding again, calf sired by mothers father motek) - Elephant News
2007-04-18Asian elephant bull alexander relocated from rotterdam zoo netherlands, to antwerp zoo, belgium. - Elephant News
2007-04-09Videofilm: yossi kills atari in ramat-gan safari - Elephant News
2007-04-04Murder in the ramat gan elephant yard. worlds largest captive elephant, living in an israeli zoo, attacks and kills herd's female leader, leaving staff shocked by his behavior - Elephant News

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