Zoo news

Birth of a colobus monkey

Our family of colobus monkey (Colobus guereza) has recorded a birth on February 14, bringing to 6 the number of individuals housed at the zoo. The female and her young are doing well but the sex of the baby is still unknown.

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.