At the beginning of January, two brothers, Kamchatka brown bears (Ursus arctos beringianus) Myron and Vakula, celebrated their birthday. On January 9, they turned 22 years old.
And January 13 is the birthday of the Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) named Rayo. He turned 12 years old.
Today, January 19, our hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphíbius) named Casymyr celebrates his birthday. He is 43 years old. He bears the title of long-lived animal of Mykolaiv Zoo. And Casymyr is a favorite of many visitors, people often specially visit him.
We invite everyone to take a walk to our zoo to congratulate our birthday animals on their birthdays!