Zoo news

Birth of a giraffe calf

Since last Thursday, our small herd of Rothschild’s giraffes (Giraffa Camelopardalis rothschildi) has a new member: Aurele, 58kg and first calf of 6-year-old mum Pauline, is doing well. This is the twenty-fifth giraffe birth at La Palmyre Zoo.

Geoffroy’s marmoset twins

This is the cute video of the day! Our Geoffroy’s marmoset (Callithrix geoffroyi) family now has 8 individuals with the recent birth of twins. At 2 months old, they already feed on fruits and vegetables but aren’t fully weaned yet.