Swarm of Northern Bald Ibises in the Souss-Massa National Park | Photo: Christian Pirkl, License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Sensation: Wild northern bald ibis brood in Switzerland

Published on Zurich Zoo’s YouTube channel the 26.06.2023. | By: Nicole Schnyder, Dominik Ryser & Zoo Zürich

For the first time in over 400 years, a wild northern bald ibis couple is breeding in Switzerland. This success would not have been possible were the species not kept in modern zoos.

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Note: It is pleasing to see many media report on this great success in Switzerland – such as TeleZüri here. Zoos.media has also reported several times about the northern bald ibises:

This species is a great example that continues to show the importance of modern zoos.

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