— Column "Flowering Calendar" The rose is the queen of flowers. The garden rose (Lat. Rósa) belongs to the genus Rosa. The word rose is a borrowing from the modern Greek language: from τριάντα "thirty" (petals), which arose as a result of the Greek abbreviation τριαντάφυλλο – "thirty-leaf clover". Roses are one of the… 02/07/2021
— Column "Flowering Calendar" Sweet mock orange or English dogwood (Lat. Philadelphus) This plant received its Latin name in honor of the king of Egypt Ptolemy Philadelphus, and it is called English dogwood because of its strong wood with a soft core were made stems and mouthpieces for smoking pipes. Sweet mock orange is a… 24/06/2021
— Column "Flowering Calendar" When visiting Mykolaiv Zoo in summer and being on the main square, you may see a bush of real oriental beauty – smooth hydrangea (Lat. Hydrangea arborescens), which is located among the evergreen savin juniper bushes and near the peony tree. It is impossible to indifferently pass by this magnificent… 24/06/2021
We welcome new residents of Mykolaiv Zoo
— We welcome new residents of Mykolaiv Zoo Several months ago porcupines were out of the collection of Mykolaiv Zoo because of the natural age reason. We contacted our colleagues – specialists of Odesa Zoo with an offer of exchange. Partnership has long been established between our zoos so an exchange of animals has taken place. On June… 24/06/2021
World Giraffe Day
— World Giraffe Day Every year on June 21 World Giraffe Day is celebrated. This holiday was initiated in 2014 by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF). The purpose of the holiday is to draw public attention to the issues of conservation of these unique animals. The Giraffe Conservation Foundation is the only non-governmental organization… 21/06/2021
International Lynx Day
— International Lynx Day On June 11 the whole world celebrates International Lynx Day. It was on this day in 2019 that an important environmental program was launched in Ukraine - "Let's save the lynx". This is currently the only comprehensive program in Ukraine, which should ensure sustainable protection of the lynx – the… 12/06/2021
Cuci's arrival at the zoo
— Cuci's arrival at the zoo For the first time since the beginning of quarantine a rare animal arrived to Mykolaiv Zoo from abroad! For more than a year, due to the coronavirus pandemic and related to it restrictions on air travel, animals from abroad could not be transferred to Mykolaiv Zoo. And finally, on June… 11/06/2021
World Environment Day
— World Environment Day Every year on June 5 the world community celebrates World Environment Day. The choice of this date is justified by the fact that it was on this day that the UN Conference on the Environment (Stockholm, 1972) opened, which resulted in the creation of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).… 06/06/2021
— Column "Flowering Calendar" If you did not have time to take a photo with a blooming lilac and think that this year you will not be able to take such a picture, we suggest you to visit our zoo with the flowering Hungarian lilac. This ornamental plant is found in Ukraine in Zakarpattia,… 31/05/2021