The latest news
At two months old baby polar bear no. 1 has taken its first successful steps.
There is a baby for the critically endangered Sumatran orangutans at Hellabrunn. A seventh member was born to Hellabrunn’s orangutan group at the end of January - healthy, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
Five weeks ago on 9 December 2013 two healthy polar bear cubs were born at Hellabrunn Zoo. The latest news is that they’re opening their eyes.
On Monday, 9 December 2013 polar bear, Giovanna, gave birth to two babies at Munich’s Hellabrunn Zoo. The colour footage from surveillance cameras showed both births at close range – a global sensation.
Two stately King penguins are the latest additions at Hellabrunn Zoo. The males, Willem and Shadow’s Pride from Rotterdam, are feeding themselves up on fish and will eventually be used for breeding, however so far they’ve only met their potential partners over a dividing wall.
Hellabrunn’s new and prettily variegated brown–beige resident is exploring her environment – she’s not in the least bit shy, but rather confident and cheeky. The ‘little newbie’ is capering around the giraffe savannah. Whilst she’s certainly new here, she’s really not that little: Bahati is a female reticulated giraffe and as such is one of the...
That Jegor belongs to one of the biggest of all living cat species was in no doubt when the Siberian tiger arrived at Munich Zoo on Friday morning, 19 July. Displaying his power and confidence but also an innate alertness and readiness for anything, the tiger exited his transport container to explore his new home. For the moment that is just the...