Rasem Baban has been appointed zoo director of Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, effective 1 August. The former Deputy Director of Leipzig Zoo has big plans for Hellabrunn.
On the one hand, he plans to continue the zoo's successful direction, on the other incorporate fresh ideas to launch new innovations: Rasem Baban will commence his appointment as zoo director in Munich on 1 August. His plans include the further development of the zoo as an attractive leisure destination with an ambitious educational programme as well as enhance the reputation of Hellabrunn Zoo in Germany and around the world.
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.
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.