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For the past three years, Hellabrunn Zoo has been responsible for coordinating the monitoring of white-blotched river stingrays in zoos and aquaria across Europe. The zoo also successfully breeds this South American stingray species on a regular basis. In a few days time, five of the white-blotched river stingrays born at Hellabrunn will be...Read more


On Friday, 14 July 2017, a groundbreaking ceremony was held at Hellabrunn Zoo to mark the launch of construction work for the new Mill Village. The five ceremonial spades were held by Christine Strobl, Mayor and Chairman of the supervisory board, Rasem Baban, zoo director, Gabriele Nellissen, Head of Sponsorship and Event Management at...Read more


This week the Australia geozone at Hellabrunn Zoo welcomed three new residents: two female swamp wallabies and one pouch-dwelling joey have moved from Flamingo Land Zoo in Malton (UK) to Munich. There are now a total of four swamp wallabies in Hellabrunn.Read more


With more than 2.2 million visitors, Hellabrunn Zoo celebrated another successful end to the fiscal year 2016. Apart from the reopening of the historic Elephant House, other notable achievements of the past year include the adoption of the Hellabrunn Master Plan as well as several other renovation projects such as the start of the second...Read more


Limber, the six-year-old female reticulated giraffe, has departed from Hellabrunn Zoo for a new home at Zoo Park Overloon in the Netherlands.Read more


The baby boom at Hellabrunn Zoo continues: the latest new births include five Humboldt penguin chicks recently hatched from their eggs. The Humboldt penguin is classified as threatened and listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.Read more


Last week, Naya, a Przewalski mare born at Hellabrunn Zoo, was one of four wild horses flown in a Czech military aircraft to Mongolia to be released into the wild. Under the Return of the Wild Horses project, Naya will first live in a wildlife enclosure for acclimatisation before eventually being released into the wild to boost the population of...Read more

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