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Hellabrunn experiences a baby boom not only in spring, the advent of autumn also coincides with a lot of newborn animals frolicking in the zoo.
Hellabrunn Zoo offers a drawing workshop for creative amateur artists on a regular basis. The four-hour workshop is led by the Illustrator Paschalis Dougalis who imparts his know-how with a sketchbook and explains both the practical and theoretical aspects of animal drawing.
On 2 September, another new baby was born to the black-headed spider monkeys at Hellabrunn Zoo. The latest arrival is the tenth offspring born to the endangered primates at the Munich zoo.
Since the beginning of the summer holidays, Café Mühle at the Isar entrance of Hellabrunn Zoo has been run by Florian Lechner. With his specialties such as “Mühlen Fleckerl” (rye flatbread with toppings) and freshly-baked cakes, Lechner and his team offer visitors a range of regional home cooking all year round. The café also serves coffee from...
On Wednesday, 31 August 2016, Puri, the baby rhino bull, celebrated his first birthday at the zoo. Now weighing approximately 620 kg, Puri is already a strong, young rhino - and was particularly delighted about his delicious birthday ice bombe.
One last heat wave before the summer comes to a close. While visitors enjoy a walk through Hellabrunn Zoo in the warm sunshine, the lions, Siberian tigers, chimpanzees and wood bison get special ice-cool refreshment.
On 27-28 August, Hellabrunn Zoo will mark International Bat Night with special events in the Bat Cave and the Jungle World. Between 11am - 5pm, visitors will have an opportunity to learn everything worth knowing about bats and the closely related flying foxes (megabats) and observe them up close.