In the main season (April to October), free animal presentations take place every Friday to Sunday at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. *.
In a quarter of an hour you can immerse yourself in the world of zoo residents, learn interesting facts about animal husbandry in the zoo, endangerment of individual species and the peculiarities of one or the other animal species.
You can find out which presentations you expect for your visit from the information signs behind the cash register.
can smell with the bottom of their tongue and mark their way with the soles of their feet.
Vietnam sika deer
have died out in the wild. Breeding in the zoos should preserve this subspecies with the aim of resettling animals in their natural habitat.
can easily drink salt water and vary their body temperature.
are born with a full spiked dress, which, however, only hardens after ten days - fortunately for the mother.
Gold-headed lion monkeys
have already lost 90% of their original habitat and contribute to the spread of many plants by taking in and eliminating seeds.
Research into the rhesus factor on rhesus monkeys can still save many lives today.
can jump 13.5m and 2-3m high on the run.
tolerate 6x more snake venom than rabbits and raise their kittens together as a group.
live in mountains up to 4800m, their bushy tails are perfectly protected from the cold.
is our Chinese mountain aviary. Here live among others Chinese parakeets that can use their beak in a special way.
can stay under water for up to eight minutes and help to keep the fish population healthy by eating sick animals.
fly 3 times around the world for a 500g jar of honey. It is the lifework of 200 bees.
have 1000 times more olfactory cells than people on their noses.
have a stomach that must always be filled. They eat about 100 small meals a day.
can distinguish colors and shapes, feel with their beaks and are as smart as a three-year-old child..
prevent the outbreak of diseases by quickly eating carrion. With our vulture offspring we support a release project in Bulgaria.
were exterminated up to 100 animals. Thanks to protection, breeding and resettlement, there are now around 40,000 animals in the wild - rescue succeeded in the last second!
* Depending on the weather conditions or the number of visitors, a presentation may have to be canceled at short notice. We ask for your understanding.