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Ever heard of a Pallas’s cat? Despite its name, the species is not a domestic cat, but rather a potentially endangered small wild cat from Central Asia. Hellabrunn Zoo is home to two Pallas’s cats who live in the Asia geozone, next to the Jungle World.
Indian summer has arrived at Hellabrunn Zoo. The warm rays of the October sun and the kaleidoscope of autumn colours make a stroll through the zoo an amazing experience. Even the animals are enjoying the mild autumn weather to the fullest.
Mathilda and Marie have been quite busy for the last eight weeks. The two red river hog mums have given birth to a total of five piglets. Now that the time has come for the first family excursion into the outdoor enclosure, the piglets have emerged into the open for visitors to see.
Visitors to the new Polar World at Hellabrunn Zoo will be able to meet a diverse range of animals from the polar regions. Those who look closely in the sea lion pool will be able to see the recently born sea lion pup swimming in the clear water.
The yak group at Hellabrunn Zoo has expanded! The new arrivals Pema and Patuca - two white-grey spotted female yaks - were transferred from Zurich Zoo to Munich in mid-September.
Hellabrunn Zoo is delighted to welcome Baridi, a two-year-old female giraffe, who arrived last week from Cologne Zoo. She wasted no time in exploring her new home, moving around the giraffe enclosure with a self-assured attitude.
On Saturday 16 September, Hellabrunn Zoo will mark the celebration of International Red Panda Day with a range of activities to raise awareness for the adorable little cat-bear. From 10 am to 5 pm, there will be an info stand in front of the Red panda enclosure where visitors will have an opportunity to learn more about the Red panda as well as...