Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Japan


Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Typezoo

Owner
Founded1937
First elephant arrived1937
Address 3-70, Higashiyama-motomachi
Zip-code 464-0804
Place Chikusa-ku, Nagoya
Country Japan
Website Website

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Description

Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens, located at 3-70, Higashiyama-motomachi, in Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Japan , was founded in 1937 and the first elephant arrived in 1937.

Living elephants

At the Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens lives 4 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Anula (Anura) born 2001-10-11
  2. Kosala (Kosara) born 2004-05-10
  3. Unnamed born 2013-01-29
  4. Waruder born 1971

Comments / picturesSoon after the founding, the Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg, Germany donated polar bears, hippos, zebras, nilgai antelopes, penguins, and numerous monkeys before the official opening came on June 9. Within the next 6 months, giraffes had arrived from Africa and 4 elephants had been acquired from a local circus.
2007: Anula (11 years) and Kosala (8 years) were brought to the Higashiyama zoo in 2007 from the Pinnawela Orphanage in Sri Lanka.

References for records about Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=783. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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