Auckland Zoo in New Zealand

Elephants at Auckland Zoo

Photo ©: Jeremy Harris, Auckland, New Zealand
CollectionKept totally 7, 1 present (0,1,0), 0 births, 1 relocated, 5 deaths
LocationMotions Road, Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand
Type: zoo, founded 1922, first elephant arrived 1923

Information provided 2001-08-01 by elephant head keeper Broke Noonan: "Hands on training programme, daily footcare, washdowns, and handling routines. Walked throughout zoo grounds daily, large outdoor enclosure with pool and mud wallow. Large indoor facility. Daily workouts include log work, keeper riding, public demonstrations.

Sources, among others

  • Derek Wood’s book, A Tiger by the Tail, A History of Auckland Zoo 1922 – 1992
  • Jeremy Harris, Auckland, New Zealand

More about Auckland

Auckland Zoo has 1 living Asian elephants (0,1).

Name - stud nr.
Species - Sex
Status Origin - birth Age Parents Arrival date
Burma -
(ASMP 51)
EM - F
FCunknown 1982
Unknown Burma (Myanmar)
28 x 1990-05-18 from
van den Brink

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