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Celebration of International Tiger Day in Mykolaiv Zoo
— Celebration of International Tiger Day in Mykolaiv Zoo During the game program dedicated to International Tiger Day young biologists of the zoo and all interested visitors took part in entertaining educational games and quizzes. And how many interesting facts about tigers and other rare species of animals do you know? Visit Mykolaiv Zoo! After all, each visit to… 02/08/2021
Interesting about Reeves' muntjacs
— Interesting about Reeves' muntjacs Did you pay attention to the little deer – Reeves’ muntjacs (Lat. Muntiacus reevesi), enclosure of which is located near the husbandry gates of the zoo? This animal is extremely interesting! Reeves' muntjac or barking deer – one of the most ancient genera of deer. Paleontologists believe that the muntjacs… 26/07/2021
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— Column "Flowering Calendar" Hibiscus bushes of different species bloomed in the zoo. The genus Hibiscus has up to 300 species of deciduous and evergreen shrubs, trees, as well as yearling and perennial herbaceous plants. Almost all of them come from tropical and subtropical regions of the globe. And only some of them feel… 26/07/2021
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— Column "Flowering Calendar" On decorative ponds of Mykolaiv Zoo right now it is possible to see a blossoming water lily – an extremely beautiful plant of fresh reservoirs. Water lily is not just a beautiful flower, but a symbol of grace and beauty. This plant is the heroine of many legends. The Slavs… 22/07/2021
Moving Nanuk to Belgium
— Moving Nanuk to Belgium July 20, 2021 in Mykolaiv Zoo was a very responsible day. According to the decision of the coordinator of the European Endangered Species Programme (EEP) for polar bear we transferred the male Nanuk to a new place of residence – to Monde Sauvage Safari Parc, Aywaille, Belgium. A young female… 21/07/2021
July 16 - World Snake Day
— July 16 - World Snake Day July 16 – World Snake Day. World Snake Day is celebrated annually on July 16. The origin of this holiday is still unknown. However, it is celebrated with great enthusiasm by the people who are committed to preserve wildlife around the world. The purpose of this day is to help… 16/07/2021
World Chimpanzee Day
— World Chimpanzee Day July 14 – World Chimpanzee Day. Every year on July 14 the whole world celebrates World Chimpanzee Day. Chimpanzees are believed to be the closest relatives of humans, but they were still unknown in most countries until Charles Darwin wrote about them in 1856. And only a century later, people… 14/07/2021
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— Column Yucca (Lat. Yucca L.) – winter hardy and exotic. When the yucca blooms, hundreds of its white, cream-green, yellow bells look really amazing. The flowers form a raceme from 0.5 to 2.5 m in length, which can stand upright or down. In the homeland (North and Central America) the plant… 12/07/2021
Replenishment in the department of carnivorous animals
— Replenishment in the department of carnivorous animals We are glad to inform you of the good news about another replenishment in the department of carnivorous animals in Mykolaiv Zoo. Our young pair of fennec foxes (Lat. Vulpes zerda) gave birth to one cub on May 4 (gender is not yet known). For a month and a half… 07/07/2021