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The dome of Hellabrunn Zoo's elephant house has been demolished: at around 7:00 am on 12 September 2014, explosives demolition expert Eduard Reisch gave the signal for the blast - and within seconds the 18 m high, 300 tonne reinforced concrete structure collapsed into a pile of rubble.
They chase each other playfully, jump around and dart back to forth: Hellabrunn Zoo's three newly born calves romp around in the banteng enclosure. The calves belong to a highly endangered species of Asian wild cattle that can only be seen at five zoos in Germany.
The California sea lions at Hellabrunn Zoo love splashing around: The new pup is beginning to enjoy the adventures of the big pool.
Rasem Baban has been appointed zoo director of Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, effective 1 August. The former Deputy Director of Leipzig Zoo has big plans for Hellabrunn.
After waiting more than ten years for the emus at Hellabrunn Zoo to produce offspring, the Australian ratites - living in the same enclosure as the red kangaroos - have given birth to eight chicks.
The opening of the Giraffe Savannah, the second highest visitor numbers on record and a significant increase in sales of annual passes are just some of the positive highlights of the past year. Münchener Tierpark Hellabrunn AG reports an all-around successful year for 2013 - financially, zoologically, and in terms of structural modernisation.
A former kiosk built in 1976 and shut down years ago has now been reopened after major renovation work as the Mouse House at Hellabrunn Zoo.