Our visitors can often see that our animal carers give Taiko treats or toys from the stone balcony above the polar bear enclosure. Taiko is our popular polar bear cub. Regular enrichment is important for the animals’ well-being.
In our latest short film, we show you the first days Sasha, the male Siberian tiger who arrived on September 20th, spent in Budapest. He is now getting to know his new home, and we have also started gradually acquainting him with Niva, the female tiger.
In our garden, bamboos are important for several reasons. As a collection garden, we present many species and varieties, some which have a very high decorative value, and others are grown as food for animals such as the red panda.
We can witness a multitude of moving moments every day with the orang-utans, where Lia, the mother, pampers baby Móric, who was born in early August, with devoted love. With our latest short film, we give a glimpse of these moments.
We only started keeping Parma wallabies, which, for a long time, were thought to be extinct, this year at our Zoo, but one of the females’ pouches already has a growing joey.
A new little male panda has arrived at the Budapest Zoo, and you can also visit the Butterfly Garden. Meanwhile, visitors can also see plenty of little animals, puppies, kids and chicks, and some new animals that have not yet been seen here.
Last year, more than ever, a total of 2,201 animals in need of human assistance, were given a second chance as part of our zoo's rescue efforts. In the Hedgehog Hospital, the public can see how we deal with rescued animals.
Two cute penguins are nesting in one of the breeding burrows along the African penguin catwalk. We can still only show their image to the public so far, but they will soon be out of the hiding place and more of them can be seen.
Our youngest sloth came into this world on Monday December 2. The baby is on display for the public in the Palm House, but still you need a little luck to see it. Chances are best at around 10 a.m.: this is the sloths’ feeding time.
When it snows, it is worth visiting the zoo, since the park turns into a snowy wonderland. Besides the beauty of the landscape, many animals also offer stunning views in this environment.