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A zoo for everyone
in the middle of Dresden

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News from the zoo

Zooeingang mit weihnachtlicher Beleuchtung.

Merry Christmas

Campaigns | 23 December 2021

We wish you and your loved ones a wonderful Christmas and a peaceful, healthy and confident end to the year. We would like to thank you very ...

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Orang-Utan Toni im derzeitigen Außengehege.

Happy Birthday Toni

Animal news | 13 December 2021

Toni was born on 13 December in Budapest Zoo. Following the death of his mother, he was raised there by humans – which explains the great ...

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Koala Sydney

Koala Sydney goes on a trip to Duisburg Zoo

Animal news | 9 December 2021

On 26 November, Sydney set off for the Ruhr. Our section head Olaf Lohnitz accompanied Sydney on her journey and remained in Duisburg for a few ...

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Double trouble at the Prof. Brandes House

Animal news | 19 November 2021

There’s great jubilation over at the Prof. Brandes House at the moment, with our emperor tamarin Sissi having given birth to babies number 13 ...

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Gänsegeier-Nachzucht aus dem Zoo Dresden

Young griffon vultures released into the wild

Animal news | 12 November 2021

Nearly one year ago to the day, our two young male griffon vultures, who hatched in 2019 and 2020, left us for Sardinia, where they joined a ...

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Faultier-Jungtier Lene

A tricky start for Lele

Animal news | 14 October 2021

On 11 September, our two-toed sloth Marlies gave birth to twins after an eleven-month pregnancy. A twin birth is very rare among sloths ‒ and ...

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days a year

One day at the zoo

zoo map


Set off on a fun and informative tour through our Zoo. You can find out more about the respective points ...

Boy eating ice cream in the Africa Lodge.

Catering & Zoo shop

Our catering partners are spread throughout the zoo and offer a wide range of hot food, snacks and ...

Catering & Zoo shop
Flamingos in the new outdoor enclosure

Tips for your visit

Our Zoo covers an area of around 13 hectares and offers visitors of all ages a fun, relaxing and truly ...

Tips for your visit
Orang-Utan Daisy
A new house for our orangutans


We see ourselves as a place of learning, and regard nature and species conservation as one of our core tasks.

species conservation in the zoo


Humboldt penguins


Zoo Dresden GmbH
Tiergartenstraße 1
01219 Dresden
Phone: +49351 - 4780 60
Fax: +49351 - 4780 660
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