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More than 480 name suggestions were submitted by Hellabrunn fans. Six names were shortlisted and over 1,700 people voted. With a majority of 501 votes, the name Puri was selected as the winner.
In early 2016, Hellabrunn's polar bear twins Nela and Nobby will have to leave Munich. The zoo is currently making the first preparations for their journey.
Just in time for World Rhino Day, a name was finally chosen for Hellabrunn's baby rhino on 22 September. 1,700 rhino fans took part in the vote. Six names shortlisted.
After a 15-year hiatus, crocodiles finally return to Hellabrunn Zoo. There are now two crocodiles living at the zoo in Munich.
World first at Hellabrunn Zoo: On 9 September, the recently born rhinoceros baby was finally presented to the public, offering visitors an opportunity to see the only Indian rhinoceros born in a zoo in 2015 worldwide. Mama rhino Rapti and her calf can now be seen in the Rhino House and its outdoor enclosure.
On 4 September, a two-year-old female reticulated giraffe called Taziyah arrived at Hellabrunn Zoo from Brno Zoo in the Czech Republic. Taziyah’s new home will be the Giraffe Savannah at Hellabrunn Zoo.
The visitors have voted: According to an analysis by TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site with more than 250 million visitor reviews, Hellabrunn Zoo is the second most popular zoo in Germany.