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A zoo to the touch
— A zoo to the touch In everyday life, in the urban environment, children need communication with nature and the living world for full development and a good mood. Therefore, the first interactive lecture of the season "Zoo to the touch" took place today. This format of the lecture was created in order to gain new… 02/12/2023
Ukrainian vechornytsi at the zoo
— Ukrainian vechornytsi at the zoo On a cold winter evening, young people gathered at the zoo for vechornytsi. Beautifully dressed boys and girls divined their fortunes, had fun, played folk games, and bit "kalyta". Temporarily, our room for the classes of young biologists turned into a cozy house, decorated with old rushnyky, fragrant hay and… 27/11/2023
Column
— Column "Cozy corners of the zoo" The column "Cozy corners of the zoo" shows how autumn met winter today. We invite you to our fabulous park!     21/11/2023
25 years of work at the zoo
— 25 years of work at the zoo The employee of Mykolaiv Zoo, the head of the ornithology department, Serhiy Donovy, is celebrating a special anniversary – 25 years of work at the zoo! Serhiy is in charge of a complex department in which many different birds are kept: huge ostriches and graceful flamingos, majestic eagles and bright… 16/11/2023
A Nile crocodile
— A Nile crocodile Recently, Mykolaiv Zoo converted an enclosure for one of Africa's most fearsome carnivores. This monster can weigh more than 500 kg (according to some reports, more than a ton)! The length of a huge carnivore can reach 6 meters! It eats everything that falls on its teeth, and can eat… 14/11/2023
Chimpanzee Ambi is 55
— Chimpanzee Ambi is 55 Chimpanzee Ambi is 55! In 2023, a chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) named Ambi celebrates her birthday. This is the oldest ape in the zoos of Ukraine! She is 55 years old. The birthday animal came to Mykolaiv Zoo from Holland in 2004. Ambi is the founder of the chimpanzee family in… 08/11/2023
A wallaby named Syoma
— A wallaby named Syoma In the life of animals, as in the life of people, unpredictable situations can occur. This happened in the summer of 2023, when a female red-necked wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus) named Oktava tragically died in Mykolaiv Zoo. There was a small wallaby in Octava's bag. In nature, death awaits such cubs,… 06/11/2023
Presentation of scientific works
— Presentation of scientific works Young zoo biologists presented their scientific works during the young naturalists’ scientific conference. For several months, young scientists conducted experiments, observed the behavior of animals, studied documents and literary data, and conducted conversations with zoo employees. This year, young naturalists studied the behavior of animals while implementing various ways of… 05/11/2023
Fox Day
— Fox Day November 1 – Fox Day Today, November 1, Fox Day is celebrated. Initially, this day was associated in Western Europe with the beginning of the fox hunting season, which is clearly different from the hunting of all other types of animals. Due to its cruelty and specificity, the fox population… 01/11/2023
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