Cool summer party at Hellabrunn Zoo

The Munich summer is in full swing and the animals at Hellabrunn Zoo are keeping cool in a number of ways: whether it be an ice cake or an ice-cold shower, summertime treats allow the residents to relax and enjoy the warm temperatures.

Henry and Arken approach the frozen delicacies placed in their enclosure with much curiosity. The two maned wolves discover two ice cakes filled with delicious fruit, prepared by the zookeepers, which they lick to explore the taste. While Arken immediately tucks into the fruity refreshment, Henry chooses to wait until the cake has started to melt, making it easier to pluck the fruits from the ice.

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The Geo-zoo concept

The Munich Zoo Hellabrunn was founded in 1911 as the first Geo-zoo worldwide. The animals live according to their geographic distribution in complex communities.

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Hellabrunn’s Species Conservation Center

Hellabrunn’s Species Conservation Center is a unique forum where zoo visitors can access an amazing amount of information about the zoo’s many projects.

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