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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.
After waiting more than ten years for the emus at Hellabrunn Zoo to produce offspring, the Australian ratites - living in the same enclosure as the red kangaroos - have given birth to eight chicks.
The opening of the Giraffe Savannah, the second highest visitor numbers on record and a significant increase in sales of annual passes are just some of the positive highlights of the past year. Münchener Tierpark Hellabrunn AG reports an all-around successful year for 2013 - financially, zoologically, and in terms of structural modernisation.
A former kiosk built in 1976 and shut down years ago has now been reopened after major renovation work as the Mouse House at Hellabrunn Zoo.
The undisputed stars at Hellabrunn Zoo are the polar bears twins Nela and Nobby. The adorable cubs are now old enough for their next adventure: exploring the rocky landscape of the Polar World.
Hellabrunn Zoo celebrates the first ever World Giraffe Day on 21 June 2014. Visitors will be invited to take part in our informative and fascinating programme about the tallest animal - naturally on the longest day of the year!
At 9:40am on Thursday 12 June, Brigitte Auer became the millionth visitor to enter Hellabrunn Zoo in 2014. Accompanied by her partner Manfred Oberauer and their 10-year-old daughter Celina, the totally unaware day tripper from Berchtesgadener Land had quite a start when greeted by zoo director Beatrix Köhler with a colourful bouquet of flowers and...