Zoo news

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.

New rhino arrives at the zoo

48 hours after the transfer of Renette (our female white rhino born in 2012) to Schmiding Zoo in Austria, a female of the same age named Nala travelled in the opposite direction. This exchange is part of a recommendation from the white rhino European Breeding Program that manages slightly more than 300 individuals distributed in 78 zoological institutions.

La Palmyre Zoo strengthens its support to gorilla conservation

Among the charismatic animals of the zoo, the gorilla has without any doubt a singular status. But its impressive physical qualities and sometimes spectacular displays don’t reveal its true nature. Actually gorillas have a peaceful personality that seduces those who take time to observe them.