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— 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
Flowering Calendar
— Flowering Calendar Column "Flowering Calendar". In Mykolaiv Zoo yellowhorn or Chinese flowering chestnut has blossomed. This plant is considered one of the most beautiful ornamental crops. The fruits of the plant are edible, and its oil is used in cooking and medicine. These unpretentious plants are also used to consolidate soils and… 11/05/2021
Report on the work of the Nikolaev zoo
— Report on the work of the Nikolaev zoo New Report on work of Mykolaiv Zoo was published. The Report has a large format, high-quality printing. It tells in detail about the work of the zoo during the difficult year of 2020: the work of zoological departments of the zoo, the birth of new animals, repair and construction work.… 11/05/2021
Happy bears day
— Happy bears day On May 10, 2021, we celebrate Happy Bears Day. For the third year in a row, the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria is holding an event dedicated to this day. The purpose of this thematic day is to acquaint children and adults with the diversity of bears in the… 10/05/2021
Caracal
— Caracal Of course, everyone saw lions, tigers and leopards in the zoo. And did you pay attention to another interesting cat living in Mykolaiv Zoo – a caracal? The name "caracal" was proposed by Georges Buffon in 1761 who referred to its Turkish name "Karrah-kulak" or "Kara-coulac", meaning "cat with black… 06/05/2021
Flowering calendar
— Flowering calendar Column "Flowering Calendar" The first irises bloomed in the zoo. The name of the flowers "iris" comes from the Greek word Iris, which means "rainbow", because they are really almost of all colors of the rainbow. An interesting fact - irises are white, blue, yellow, light blue, peach-colour, but there… 06/05/2021