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The Society


The German Zoological Society (DZG) was founded on May 28, 1890 in Frankfurt am Main. It is one of the oldest zoological societies in the world.

*** Anniversary – 125 years of DZG ***
Report and interview with the president of the DZG on 28.5.2015 in the contemporary history archive “Stichtag” of the WDR. http://www1.wdr.de/themen/archiv/stichtag/stichtag-278.html Link to Audiofile (Podcast)


The organs of the society are the General Assembly, the Advisory Board and the Main Board. Their respective tasks are defined in the statutes of the German Zoological Society. The Main Board is elected for 2 years at a time.