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Ring-tailed lemur in the indoor enclosure.

Giant tortoises return to their summer residence

Animal news | 22 May 2023

Riesenschildkröte im Sommerquartier

This morning our Aldabra giant tortoises arrived safely at their summer residence.

Hugo II, Hugo III and Hugo IV ambled the last few metres to their lush meadow under the watchful eye of keepers and visitors. Daytime and night-time temperatures are high enough now to allow these visitor favourites to return to their outdoor enclosure. The tropical reptiles need consistent temperatures of above 20–25°C, which is why they live in an indoor enclosure that is not visible to visitors during the colder months of the year, retreating from sight at around the end of September.

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