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A baby anteater was bornAugust 22, 2018

The latest baby giant anteater in Budapest was born on 16 June. This species is native to South America, but the parents of the baby came from zoos in Scotland and Germany, back in 2014. This is the couple’s second baby.

Two dozen flamingo chicksAugust 15, 2018

This year already more than two dozen - a total of 25 chicks - hatched among the greater flamingos, and further chicks can be expected to be born. Together with the youngsters, the Budapest flock of flamingos consists of 139 animals.

The Butterfly Garden is open nowAugust 8, 2018

The Butterfly Garden, where the public can admire several hundreds of colourful tropical butterflies, mainly from Central America and South-East Asia, from close up, can be visited from the end of May until September, when the nights start to become cool.


The Zoo’s new wonderland has opened in the area where the amusement park used to be. Special small animals, close animal encounters, fabulous adventures and absorbing games are waiting for you.

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.