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A happy she-foal running aroundMarch 30, 2018

The foal that was born last Thursday spends more and more time rushing around in the paddock. We already know that the newborn is a little girl. Our zoo has been keeping zebras since 1894, and the first Budapest zebra foal was born in 1930.

The baby gorilla boy has a nameMarch 29, 2018

The vote is closed, and finally the name of the baby gorilla boy born on 23 December has been decided Based on the votes, the baby received the name Indigo, and so he was registered in the International Gorilla Studbook under this name.

Pouch monitorFebruary 9, 2018

Among the grey kangaroos (Macropus giganteus), the joey growing in the pouch of one female has just started to have a look around recently. As such, it is worthwhile to visit them, since it’s just a matter of luck when someone might see the baby.

A short film about Arun’s winter adventureJanuary 18, 2018

Winter is all fun and frolicking for our November-born baby elephant. He happily slides on the ice like a real child, gets really excited when cracking the ice on puddles with his feet and enjoys chasing the pigeons landing in his enclosure.

Elephant baby at Budapest ZooDecember 8, 2017

Arun, the supercute elephant baby is our most popular animal now. He was born on 8th November, as the second calf of our breeding pair Angele & Assam. Read here our chief vet’s and the curator’s short summary on the birth!

Short film on the wonder of the birthNovember 9, 2017

Our latest short film presents the first minutes and hours of the elephant calf who was born on Wednesday: you can see the moment of the birth, the mother’s kick-like movements (which are completely normal), and the first tremulous steps of the newborn.

A baby elephant was bornNovember 8, 2017

This morning, Angele’s second calf, who we were so waiting for, was born. The mother and the baby elephant are fine, but they can be seen only by the carers and the vets so far. We are currently waiting for the baby to find the teats and start to suckle.

Vacation with baby animalsJune 16, 2017

Plenty of baby animals are waiting for you if you visit us during the vacation period. There are babies growing among the lemurs, ring-tailed coatis, zebras, giraffes, orangutans and many other animals.

Come to see! Feeding the pelicans at 10:30 a.m.June 2, 2017

Have you heard about the “Come to see” programmes? This is what we call the animal events, feeding and training shows and other interesting events at a preannounced time and date. One of them is the show of feeding the pelicans.

What do the inhabitants of the Butterfly House eat?June 1, 2017

Residents in the Butterfly House are real connoisseurs. We give flowers, pineapples, bananas, oranges and artificial nectar to fully developed butterflies, and caterpillars live on leaves. There are some who especially love the leaves of stinging nettles.