Hellabrunn's gorillas and chimpanzees venture out in the sunshine

The perfect weather to venture outside and explore something new: On 15 April, Hellabrunn's gorillas and chimpanzees made their first foray out into the newly revamped outdoor enclosures of their new homes in the Jungle House.

n order to ensure the animals can take full advantage of the new facilities, the primates were given the opportunity to explore the renovated enclosures before the zoo opened. The gorillas and chimpanzees were thus able to become fully acquainted with all the facilities in peace and quiet - only under observation by the zoo staff.

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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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