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Wild news

Whether it’s new arrivals of baby animals, reports on our involvement in species conservation, or new developments in our construction projects - here you will find all the latest news from our Zoo.

Löwe Jago

A sad goodbye to lion Jago

Animal news | 27 April 2022

Our male lion Jago had been in obvious pain for several weeks and his general wellbeing was getting worse and worse. He became increasingly ...

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Grundsteinlegung Orang-Utan-Haus

Groundbreaking ceremony for the new orang-utan house

Animal news | 25 April 2022

"Thank you very much and best of luck,” declared Detlef Sittel, chairman of the Dresden Zoo Supervisory Board and First Mayor of the City of ...

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Free zoo admission for refugees from Ukraine

Campaigns | 17 March 2022

The daily news coming out of Ukraine has left us shocked and appalled. Alongside our horror at the human suffering, we are naturally ...

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Kirk-Dikdik Nachwuchs

New arrival for the Kirk’s dik-diks

Animal news | 11 March 2022

With a bit of patience and a bit of luck, our baby female Kirk’s dik-dik, born on 17 February, can be glimpsed taking her first ...

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World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day

Species protection | 3 March 2022

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES for short, was signed on 3 March 1973. ...

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Schweinshirsch-Nachwuchs

BIRTH OF HOG DEER FAWN

Animal news | 22 February 2022

Baby female hog deer Elaha lies quietly in the safety of her stable waiting for mum Brahma, who regularly drops in to nurse her offspring. Elaha ...

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Model of the new Orangutan House.

Construction projects

We are constantly striving to improve the living environments of our animals based on the latest ...

Construction projects
Varied programme at the events.

Events

There is always something going on at our Zoo. From talks to animal campaign days, from species ...

Events
One of our keepers feeding the red pandas.

Hangouts & Feeding times

At our animal keeper hangouts, you have the opportunity to get to know our animal keepers and their ...

Hangouts & Feeding times