Zoo news

Birth of Red-ruffed Lemur twins

How can we resist the adorable face of our Red-ruffed Lemur (Varecia rubra) twins born about three weeks ago?

Their mother is a very experienced female: this is her 5th litter since 2014. In total she already gave birth to a dozen of infants among which two sets of triplets in 2017 and 2018.

Birth of a Ring-tailed Lemur

Many species that live in our country are producing young in Spring. It is also at this time of year that the Ring-tailed Lemurs (Lemur catta) housed in European zoos give birth to their babies, in contrast to Madagascar where the seasons are reversed and females give birth in fall.