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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.

Orang-Utan-Haus Eröffnung

Opening ceremony for the orangutan house

Animal news | 28 May 2024

The opening of the orangutan house is fast approaching. In only a few days the doors of the new house will open and you will be able to explore ...

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Netzpython

The reticulated pythons move into the orangutan house

Animal news | 25 May 2024

Two reticulated pythons from the reptile rescue centre in Munich have found a new home with us. The new arrivals are male and have been named ...

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Einzug der Binturongs ins Orang-Utan-Haus

Settling in the binturongs

Animal news | 11 May 2024

Another species that has moved into the new orangutan house is the binturong. The two animals come from a Dutch and a French zoo ...

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Glattotter im neuen Orang-Utan-Haus.

smooth-coated otters arrived

Bauprojekte | 3 May 2024

On 26 April, a pair of smooth-coated otters moved into the almost 145 m² indoor enclosure in the new orangutan house. The two-year-old animals ...

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Die Riesenschildkröten laufen in ihre Anlage im neuen Orang-Utan-Haus.

Hugos move into the new orangutan house

Animal news | 30 April 2024

The construction work on the orangutan house is in its final stages and the first animals have moved into the new building. This ...

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Family Dixieland

"Family Dixieland" event

Campaigns | 10 April 2024

The Sächsische Zeitung’s big family festival. With games, excitement, handicrafts, face painting and prizes, as well as jazz and dixie bands ...

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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