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Say thank you and help our wolves to have a new enclosure

Say thank you and help our wolves to have a new enclosure

We are very grateful that a national lottery company TIPOS helps our wolves to howl happily ever after. In the ZOO area there is located a wall where you can add your personal thanks to anyone for anything. For each of your thanks TIPOS give to the Bratislava ZOO 10 cents for building the enclosure with ideal conditions for keeping wolves. You can also thank through the website www.vdaka.sk . Find a moment to say thank you. You do a good deed and you also find out many things you are grateful in...

Transport of the male orangutan Pagy

Transport of the male orangutan Pagy

On July 24th, 2015, in the morning, the Sumatran orangutan Pagy was transported from the Bratislava ZOO to the Prague ZOO. Pagy (b. on July 23rd, 2001, in the Hodonín ZOO) has been brought to us on April 19th, 2010, from the Prague ZOO, along with his brother Philip (b. on March 27th, 2000). Both brothers are adults now, so their coexistence in one enclosure was no longer possible. At the beginning of 2015 we separated them from this reason and they took turns in the external and internal...

A new addition in the group of Rothschild’s Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis rotschildi)

A new addition in the group of Rothschild’s Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis rotschildi)

On June 20 2015, at about 11:25 AM, male Rothschild’s Giraffe calf was born in Bratislava Zoo. First-time mother, Layla, was born on July 27 2010 in Zlín-Lešná Zoo, and came to our Zoo on July 28 2011. Father of the calf is Jimmy, born on August 8 2001 in Olomouc Zoo, it is his second offspring. Melman, Jimmy’s first son was born on January 18 2014 in Bratislava Zoo; his mother was Tejla, Layla’s mother. Tejla was born on April 21 1998 in Ústí nad Labem Zoo, and came to our Zoo on July 29 2011...

AID FOR TBILISI ZOO

AID FOR TBILISI ZOO

The situation at the Tbilisi Zoo, capital of Georgia, is very serious. Flood waters modified little stream flowing through hilly town to uncontrollable river that destroyed fences, walls and barriers at the Zoo. Thus, about half of 600 animals escaped and are roaming freely around the city. Responsible authorities had to shoot animals which could be dangerous to the public. Immediately, help began to flow to Tbilisi from different countries. European Zoos are trying to help Tbilisi Zoo in...

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