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Hellabrunn Zoo reopens Species Conservation Center with new permanent exhibitionRead more


Families love Hellabrunn. This has been confirmed in an online customer survey of 42,000 respondents on the most family-friendly enterprises in Germany. 400 companies from 58 sectors participated in the survey. The cross-sector study ranked Hellabrunn Zoo in 5th place in a list of the top family-friendly enterprises in Germany in 2014, verifying...Read more


What do school paramedics and Hellabrunn Zoo have in common? Hellabrunn Zoo is actively involved in the conservation of species - school paramedics in Bavaria also lend their support to conservation projects. Members of the local School Paramedic Association (Verein Schulsani e.V.) have recently donated 170 no-longer-used mobile phones to...Read more


An unexpected tragedy on Christmas morning. On 25 December, Olivia, the baby orangutan at Hellabrunn Zoo, suffered a fatal accidental shortly after the group had left her sleeping area. Olivia was just under eleven months old and the youngest member of the group of Sumatran orangutans at the zoo. Although there are no witnesses to the exact course...Read more


Hellabrunn Zoo opened a new Info Pavilion opposite the Elephant House just in time for the Christmas season. Here, visitors can learn more about the history of the Elephant House - currently a building site - and the renovation work now in progress on the historic building. The Info Pavilion invites visitors to become involved in the development...Read more


On Tuesday, 9 December, Hellabrunn's two polar bear twins celebrated their first birthday: twelve months of exciting adventures, new experiences and challenges - this calls for a celebration!Read more

Nobby and Nela play with their mother Giovanna at Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, May 2014

The Polar Bear World Photo Exhibition opened at Hellabrunn Zoo on 5 December. The special show, which takes places in the Species Conservation Center of the zoo, features the work of acclaimed wildlife photographer Norbert Rosing. The new exhibition comprises 30 of Rosing's finest pictures and takes visitors to the zoo on a journey into 'Polar...Read more

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The exhibition at the Conservation Center

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