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The PANDRILLUS Drill Ranch in Nigeria was hit by a severe natural disaster, which unfortunately resulted in loss of life of several drill residents. To ensure that the ranch is rebuilt as quickly as possible and continues its important work, Hellabrunn Zoo will offer its support with a one-off donation.
Spring has finally arrived at Hellabrunn Zoo! At last the temperature in Munich is beginning to rise, nature is awakening, everything is covered in lush green and there are already new births in many of the enclosures. But for one species in particular a visit to the zoo is worthwhile: the flamingos are busy breeding and with a bit of luck you may...
Sitti, the female orangutan, has become a mum again. On 22 April, she gave birth to a healthy baby. This brings the number of orangutan infants currently at Hellabrunn Zoo to three.
The Limbe Wildlife Centre, a rescue, rehabilitation and reintroduction sanctuary for drills in Cameroon, has launched an initiative called Green Project. The project engages local inhabitants from the surrounding villages to supply a significant amount of the food required for the endangered drill, thus providing new employment opportunities.
Spring is slowly taking hold at Hellabrunn, and with it begins the baby boom at the zoo. The rare Girgentana goats, for example, have already produced four kids this year.
On Maundy Thursday, 13 April, our beloved polar bear dad Yoghi died unexpectedly at Hellabrunn Zoo.
The temperature is rising, flowers bloom and birds build their nests: the arrival of spring at Hellabrunn also coincides with the start of the spring/summer opening hours at the zoo. From 1 April, the zoo is open until 6 pm.