Beijing Zoo in China

Beijing Zoo

Size89 ha (220 acres)
Number of species950
Number of animals14500
AddressXizhimenwei Dajie, Xicheng
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Beijing Zoo, located at Xizhimenwei Dajie, Xicheng, in Beijing, China, was founded in 1906.

Living elephants

At Beijing Zoo lives 6 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Fei Fei (FeiFei)
  2. ,
  3. Migara born 2001-06-23
  4. ,
  5. unknown
  6. ,
  7. unknown
  8. ,
  9. Zhou Zhou (Zhouzhou)
  10. ,
  11. Zhuang Zhuang (ZhuangZhuang)
  12. ,

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The Beijing Zoo is a zoological park in Beijing, the capital of the China. Founded in 1906 during the late Qing dynasty, it is the oldest zoo in China and oldest public park in northern China. More than five million people visit the zoo each year.

References for records about Beijing Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Beijing Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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