We have designed our enclosures according to state-of-the-art animal husbandry and have recreated settings that resemble the natural habitats of those animals in the wild.
Concrete, steel and tiles have all been replaced in today’s zoo by extensive Savannah, tree borders and various waterbodies. "By 2015 we will have mostly got rid of the cages and created Zoo of the future in 5 steps that represents wild habitats" Zoo Director Dr. Jörg Junhold explains, looking at the constantly progressing transformation.
In the next step the theme and animal world ‘South America’ will be modernised, following the theme worlds Africa, Asia, Pongoland, Founder’s Garden and Gondwanaland.
Go to our theme worlds