Zoo news

Birth of a chimpanzee

Our group of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) formed last year has a new member! Bamia, 13 years old, has given birth to her first infant, a male, on November 11.

A new polar bear has arrived

Vienna, a 28-years old female, was transferred from Rostock Zoo (Germany) to La Palmyre in early November following a recommendation of the polar bear EEP. Rostock Zoo has indeed started the construction of a new enclosure for its polar bears and Vienna will return after the construction is completed.

New rhino arrives at the zoo

48 hours after the transfer of Renette (our female white rhino born in 2012) to Schmiding Zoo in Austria, a female of the same age named Nala travelled in the opposite direction. This exchange is part of a recommendation from the white rhino European Breeding Program that manages slightly more than 300 individuals distributed in 78 zoological institutions.

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