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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.

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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Elephant enclosure extension

Elephant enclosure extension

Animal news | 28 June 2021

Anyone strolling past our elephants’ bathing pool is bound to see the work that’s currently under way to extend their outdoor enclosure. The ...

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Bat-eared fox

Bat-eared foxes settle in cautiously

Animal news | 18 June 2021

Our two one-year-old bat-eared foxes Attila and Ulti are slowly and warily getting used to their new home between the pony and red buffalo ...

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Aldabra giant tortoises

Move to summer accommodation

Animal news | 8 June 2021

From today, our three Aldabra giant tortoises will once again be able to chomp on fresh grass, juicy clover and wild herbs directly from the meadow.

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