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Gettorf Animal Park

News about our animals

erdmannchenbaby_1 23. September 2016
Finally! First offspring with our Meerkats!

For a long time the keepers of the park had hoped and wondered whether this summer we would finally be lucky with the long-awaited offspring with our meerkats. Already in the spring, the three audience favourites of the park had tried, but unfortunately still without success. (more…)

dendrobates_azureus 16. August 2016
“Dangerous” new inhabitants at the zoo: Poison Dart Frogs

Since August 16th 2016 we can present four blue poison dart frogs at Gettorf. The animals came from the Vivarium in Darmstadt. You can visit the frogs in the monkey house, inside the enclosure of Greta our armadillo and watch them climbing. (more…)

Boroko 8. August 2016
All good things are three: another baby at our Crested Macaques

Having witnessed the births of Louis and Kira last year we are happy to announce, that we have another baby within a year at our Crested Macaques. (more…)

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News about the park

IGW_Logo 18. January 2017
The Zoo at the International Green Week

Also in this year, the zoo Gettorf is present at the Green Week. In the Schleswig-Holstein-hall you can find us at the presentation of the touristic region “Hügelland am Ostseestrand”. (more…)

vogelgrippe 9. November 2016
Birds kept indoors due to Avian Influenza

After many birds have died of Avian Influenza in the Lakes near Plön, the Ministry of Agriculture has deferred measures to prevent the further spread of this animal disease which also concerns us.


tapirspur 22. July 2016
A tapir helps to find the way

Those who come to Gettorf by train or by bus, now have a good guide on their way to the zoo: a bright yellow tapir track shows the way! (more…)

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