Eugen, the more than 4-meter-long American Alligator came to the Budapest Zoo in spring, behind the 4-meter-long animal’s commanding looks lies a loving personality.
On 26st of August, the last Friday of this summer, Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden welcomes the visitors with unique evening programs, on the occasion of the XI. Night of the Zoos.
Special guided tour while you will get to peek behind the scenes at the Zoo as well. Realy unique adventures with expert keepers and vets as your guides.
This year’s nesting season promises to be successful at the nothern bald ibises. The seven oldest newcomers are already half the size of the adults. Additional chicks are expected, so their numbers may even reach ten or more.
Even though humans live longer lives compared to their historical counterparts, we cannot escape the inevitability of aging.
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.