European Parks Day
— European Parks Day May 24 – European Parks Day European Parks Day was founded in 1999 by the European organization that unites protected areas in 36 European countries – the Federation “Europark”. The date of the celebration was chosen not by chance: it was on May 24, 1909 that the first national parks… 24/05/2021
World Turtle Day
— World Turtle Day On May 23 many countries celebrate World Turtle Day. A turtle is an animal that symbolizes wisdom, wealth and longevity. This unusual holiday originated in 2000 at the initiative of the American Turtle Rescue Society. This organization was founded by enthusiasts in 1990 in Malibu (California, USA) to preserve the… 23/05/2021
International Day for Biological Diversity
— International Day for Biological Diversity May 22 - International Day for Biological Diversity Every year on May 22 humanity celebrates International Day for the Conservation of Biological Diversity, proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2000. The main task of International Day for Biodiversity is to draw public attention to the problem of the… 22/05/2021
— Column Column “Flowering Calendar” Common laburnum or golden rain (Laburnum anagyroides) is valued as an ornamental plant for the abundance and beauty of cascading flowers. This plant is located near the summer enclosure for chimpanzees. Hawthorn mordenensis 'Toba' (Crataegus mordenensis Toba) is a plant, notable not only for its beautiful leaves… 21/05/2021
A colt was born in the zebra family
— A colt was born in the zebra family We are glad to update you on the good news, on May 6, 2021 in our zoo in the family of Chapman's zebras (Equus burchelli chapmani) the couple Aladdin and Bianca had replenishment – a colt (female) was born. The parturition went well. The relationship between mother and the infant… 21/05/2021
— Column "Flowering Calendar" Column "Flowering Calendar" From afar it seems that the zoo is covered with white loose snow on this warm May day. In fact, it is a blossoming Vanhoutte spiraea. The plant is popularly called the "bride" for the lush inflorescences of snow-white flowers. And the name "spiraea" comes from the… 17/05/2021
Family Day
— Family Day This year International Family Day, which is celebrated on May 15, was held on an unprecedented scale. Mykolaiv residents missed the holidays and fun so much that the organization of this bright holiday was a real big event for everyone. On the initiative and with the assistance of the Service… 15/05/2021
Flowering calendar. Peony
— Flowering calendar. Peony Column "Flowering Calendar" Do not miss the brightest botanical event in Mykolaiv Zoo – flowering of the peony tree! The mass flowering of these magnificent flowers has begun! Peony tree is a plant native to China. It has long been grown in monastic gardens. This plant was distributed by monks… 13/05/2021
Flowering Calendar
— Flowering Calendar Column "Flowering Calendar" Some corners of the zoo are now covered with purple-violet clouds of flowers. After all, in addition to eastern redbud, which we have already written about (you can find this plant behind the enclosures of coatis and servals), irises and lilacs bloom (you can see flowering lilac… 11/05/2021