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Manatee calf expected in Arnhem

Manatee calf expected in Arnhem

Thursday, 10 January 2019

The 5.5-year-old female Caribbean manatee which lives together with a 17-year-old male in the Mangrove of Royal Burgers' Zoo is pregnant. Biologists and animal caretakers of the Arnhem Zoo expect the birth to take place in January or February 2019.

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World first for Burgers' Ocean: Successful use of contraception in fish

World first for Burgers' Ocean: Successful use of contraception in fish

Monday, 17 December 2018

Biologist Max Janse and veterinarian Henk Luten of Royal Burgers’ Zoo in Arnhem have, for the first time in the world, successfully applied contraception to a fish species. On Monday 17 December 2018, the renowned scientific journal of Fish Biology will publish an article about the remarkable feat that has ground-breaking consequences for the international breeding programmes of fish species.

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Scottish Boar stimulates Arnhem she-Bears

Scottish Boar stimulates Arnhem she-Bears

Thursday, 29 November 2018

The biologists and animal caretakers of Royal Burgers’ Zoo are looking forward to the incoming transport of a male sun bear on Friday 30 November 2018. All hope is on this sun bear boar from Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland, and the two Arnhem she-bears to jointly provide the European breeding programme with the much-needed growth of the species.

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Burgers’ Zoo builds new playground next to Park Restaurant!

Burgers’ Zoo builds new playground next to Park Restaurant!

Monday, 29 October 2018

After years of loyal service, we have unfortunately had to conclude that the current outdoor playground located next to the Park Restaurant is in need of replacement. On Monday 29 October 2018 we will start the demolition of the existing playground and the construction of the new playground. 

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Transfer window open for sun bears

Transfer window open for sun bears

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Early in the morning of Wednesday 18 July 2018, we transported a male Sun bear to Allwetterzoo Münster, Germany. We will shortly receive a new Sun bear from Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland. We hope that the already proven Scottish breeding male will be able to produce offspring with the two Arnhem females.

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