The Elephant Gate
Berlin Zoo and Surrounding Areas
Berlin Zoo Guidebooks, 1930-1941
Vintage Postcards from the Berlin Zoo
"Volkerschau," the "Human Zoos
The animals of the Zoo before the war
The Elephants of the Berlin Zoo
Archive of Sechtl and Vosecek Studios
Stereo Prints of the Berlin Zoo, 1900
The war comes to the zoo
Nazi Propaganda Posters
After the war
Order the book
An excerpt from the book.
Vintage films of the Zoo.
Sign My Petition!
Bibliography and Related Reading
The rebuilt Elephant Gate at the Berlin Zoo. Photo reprinted with the permission of Wikipedia.
The rebuilt Aquarium at the Berlin Zoo. Photo reprinted with the permission of Wikipedia.
The Kaiser-Wilhelm Memorial Church, left as a war monument.
A monument to "Bobby," the first gorilla at the Berlin Zoo. After his death he was replaced with "Pongo," who was bayonetted to death in his cage.
"Knautschke," photographed in 1955, being bitten on his rear by "Bulette," one of his many offspring.
Knautschke clebrates his 40th birthday, 1983.
Monument to "Knautschke" the hippo, who was born during an air raid and lost his mother, Rosa, to shelling.
Monument to the baby "Orje," who died in 1938.
Original location of the Zoo Flak Tower, now part of the Zoo. (coordinates 52.5100 degrees north by 13.3358 degrees east, from Google Maps.)
Tablet at the Berlin Zoo, commemorating its former Jewish stockholders.
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