Discussion in 'Netherlands' started by kiang, 16 Jul 2015.
The zoo will receive 3.0 giant otters at the end of July.
The first Giant Otter has arrived from Dortmund over the weekend. Two more males will come from Leipzig during August
New polar bear plans and more......
euwarden, Thursday, December 10th, 2015 - Visitors to Aquazoo Friesland come from May 2016 face to face with the polar bear. The Leeuwarden zoo is busy with the preparations for the construction of a brand new residence. Elsewhere, work is being done in the park. For example at the lake with adjacent gallery where the public from Easter to enjoy a sea lion show.
The polar bears stay will cover an area of approximately 5000 square meters and involve an investment of 325,000 euros. How many polar bears can be seen from May and where they come from is still unknown. "We have an outstanding application within the European breeding program. We still have to wait so. But we have one of our other zoos also have polar bears, so that's also an option, "said branch manager Martin van Hees. The polar bear is to stay in the park located on the plot which previously included the meantime to ZooParc Overloon moved boshondjes and the children had their place.
Landscaping and excavation elsewhere in the park busy with pruning to the park to give a more open feel. Also to be tackled overgrown banks of the different waters. "It now looks very nice. Can you imagine how beautiful it is, as soon dawns spring weather, "says Van Hees. Which is completely in his element with the arrival of five sea lions to Aquazoo Friesland. "Visitors will also be able to see during an educational show how these animals are cared for." With the realization of the sea lions stay with grandstand is worth approximately 80,000 euros.
HIPPOS AND CROCODILES
Aquazoo Friesland aims in the coming years to invest. 100,000 visitors a year now, the park will first grow to 150,000 and later possibly 200,000 visitors per year. "We therefore continue to invest in this park. Friesland deserves a beautiful zoo with interesting animals. We also like that the Frisians themselves are proud of Aquazoo Friesland, "says Van Hees who in 2017 bet on the arrival of hippos and Nile crocodiles.
BEAVER RATJE BORN
Aquazoo Friesland also discovered Monday that a coypu born. "Our caregivers suddenly saw scurry a little one. It's young visitors can clearly be seen through the viewing window overlooking the beverrattenhol. Thanks so nice to see! They are also beautiful animals anyway, "says Van Hees.
AquaZoo Friesland aan de slag met komst ijsberen
Today twin Ring-tailed lemur born at Leeuwarden .
Polar bear "Felix" has arrived at Aqua-zoo :
The enclosure has now been opened with animals from Denmark and Rhenen.
How impressive is the viewing area here.......
Squirrel monkey born at Aqua Zoo :
New species arrived at the Zoo : Yellow-brested capucines.
The group is made up of 3 males and came from Dierenpark Amerfoort.
A male armadillo arrived for the 2 females already in the collection :
I really love armadillos. Fascinating and very active animals.
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