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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.

Herbstferien 2021 im Zoo Dresden

Autumn holidays at the zoo

Animal news | 22 October 2021

The season of vibrant colour brings with it an equally colourful holiday programme at Dresden zoo. Our young zoo visitors can expect exciting ...

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Nilgau Jungtiere im Stall.

It’s twins for the Nilgai antelopes!

Animal news | 8 October 2021

Completely unfazed by the racket going on next-door as the new orang-utan house is built, our nilgai female Priya gave birth to twins on 1 ...

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Zwei Riesenschildkröten auf der Wiese

Moving into winter quarters

Animal news | 5 October 2021

Now that the warm days of summer are over and autumn is beginning to take hold, it’s time for our three Aldabra giant tortoises to retreat ...

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Nyala-Jungtier Diata mit Mutter

Nyala baby

Animal news | 4 October 2021

We are delighted to announce the arrival of the first calf born to our nyala herd for five years. The little female has been named Diata, and is ...

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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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