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Ring-tailed lemur in the indoor enclosure.

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.

New arrival in the banteng herd.

New arrival in the banteng herd

Animal news | 23 August 2021

Once again we are pleased to announce a new arrival among our herd of Javan banteng. The newborn was discovered next to mother Zensi on Monday ...

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Extension of the elephant enclosure completed.

Extension of the elephant enclosure completed

Animal news | 13 August 2021

Once the interim hall where our elephants were housed during renovations of the Africa House was dismantled, the second construction phase of ...

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New arrival joins our long-tailed goral herd.

New arrival joins our long-tailed goral herd

Animal news | 7 August 2021

Grey long-tailed gorals have been part of the Dresden Zoo family for over 20 years. Our zoo, along with Warsaw Zoo and the Tierpark Berlin, is a ...

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Zoo director Karl-Heinz Ukena and architect Jens Krauße from architectural firm Heinle, Wischer und Partner presented the building project and construction schedule.

Building starts on the new orang-utan house

Animal news | 23 July 2021

Things are moving at long last. After almost two years’ planning, we are starting the construction phase of our new orang-utan house. Zoo ...

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Golden takins.

Golden takins get a bigger enclosure

Animal news | 15 July 2021

A little shy at first, our group of five golden takins soon took a keen interest in their new, much larger enclosure. Over the last few months, ...

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New arrival in the mandrill troop

New arrival in the mandrill troop

Animal news | 13 July 2021

May we introduce Dajan, our new baby mandrill, who is the son of our female Uzuri? He was born on 16 May and is already boldly exploring the ...

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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