Zoos feel strong visitor interest

Published on sueddeutsche.de the 22.05.2020. Taking the Opel-Zoo in Kronberg and Frankfurt Zoo as examples, the article shows how zoos are handling the strong visitor interest after the long shutdown. » to the full article

Zoo Francfort: departure into the future

Published on fr.de the 13.11.2018. | By: Thomas Stillbauer Francfort is currently working on the plan “Zookunft 2030+” – the concept study is funded by means of the KfW-foundation and the Zoo Francfort foundation. » more

What tasks does a zoo have?

The fact that zoological gardens try to protect endangered species from extinction through breeding programs is well known. But they also have other tasks.

How many animals live in zoos?

Previously, zoos aimed to have the most extensive collection of species possible. Today animal welfare is the top priority.

Since when do zoos exist?

The Zoological Gardens have a long history of a thousand years. Only a few of the former institutions still exist today.

Return of the European pond turtle

Published on faz.net the 18.11.2019. Thanks to the conservation breeding of European pond turtles at zoos like the Opel-Zoo in Kronberg and Frankfurt Zoo the return of this species has been made possible. » more

Creeping over wild lions

Published on uni-frankfurt.de the first half year of 2019. | By: Dr. Joachim Scholz The author outlines, also against the background of modern zoos, how animal-friendly husbandry in modern circuses can make important contributions to conservation. » more