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Hellabrunn's oldest Orangutan Bruno was recently examined by a seven-member medial team. In order to perform the examination, the 48-year-old primate was first placed under anaesthesia. In addition to a health check by the zoo’s veterinary team, Bruno was also examined by a human cardiologist, a veterinary ultrasound specialist and a veterinary...Read more


At 10:45 am on 21 June, Anneliese and Manfred Schmallenbach parked their bikes in front of the Isar entrance of the zoo. Little did they know that as they entered the gates on this beautiful summer's day, Mrs Schmallenbach would become the one millionth visitor at Hellabrunn Zoo in 2017.Read more


The nature reserve on the banks of the Isar River is covered with lush green trees and meadows, where the sky is bright blue and many species of newborn animals frolic in their enclosure at Hellabrunn Zoo, including the cute yak calves, Takine and Elche. And even high above the ground in the trees within the enclosures, the young offspring of the...Read more


On Sunday, 21 May, elk mum Anita gave birth to twins. The two healthy, male calves Rico and Rocco are the first offspring for the elk herd this year, with more births likely to follow.Read more


After spending the past few weeks settling into their new home, visitors will finally have an opportunity to meet the two newly arrived Pallas's cat sisters in the Jungle World at Hellabrunn Zoo.Read more


The PANDRILLUS Drill Ranch in Nigeria was hit by a severe natural disaster, which unfortunately resulted in loss of life of several drill residents. To ensure that the ranch is rebuilt as quickly as possible and continues its important work, Hellabrunn Zoo will offer its support with a one-off donation.Read more


Spring has finally arrived at Hellabrunn Zoo! At last the temperature in Munich is beginning to rise, nature is awakening, everything is covered in lush green and there are already new births in many of the enclosures. But for one species in particular a visit to the zoo is worthwhile: the flamingos are busy breeding and with a bit of luck you may...Read more

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