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 different animal species.
You can find out which presentations you can 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
are extinct in the wild. Breeding in zoos is supposed to preserve this subspecies with the aim of reintroducing animals into their natural habitat.
can drink salt water without any problems 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 far and 2-3m high on the run.
tolerate 6 times more snake poison than rabbits and raise their offspring together as a group.
live in mountains that are up to 4800m high, their bushy tails wrapped around them are protecting them from the cold perfectly.
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 helps to keep the fish population healthy by eating sick animals.
fly around the world 3 times for a 500g jar of honey. It is the life work of 200 bees.
have 1000 times more olfactory cells on their noses than humans.
have a stomach that must be full at all times. 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 - the 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.