Welcome to Zoo Berlin!

Zoo Berlin is Germany’s oldest zoological garden and home to the world’s largest variety of species. Almost 20,000 animals of around 1,400 species live in the 33-hectare zoo. They include elephants, giraffes, gorillas, and Germany’s only giant pandas.

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…to be prepared for some restrictions you might experience during your next visit.

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Zoo Animal News


Lively little Maisha

Zoo Berlin’s baby black rhino has a name.

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A well-timed delivery caught on film

Zoo Berlin welcomes a baby black rhino on World Rhino Day

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Puppy love

Zoo Berlin welcomes two adorable baby seals

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Happy birthday, dear Meng Meng!

Meng Meng turns five on 10 July

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Panda Blog

The Panda Blog

All panda news at a glace.

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Each year, millions of visitors of all ages come to Zoo Berlin for a delightful day out – with family, with friends, or alone. With its large adventure playground and idyllic petting zoo Hans im Glück, Zoo Berlin is the perfect place to take the kids for a short getaway – any day of the year!

Donations for the Zoo Berlin

Zoo Berlin relies on your support as a non-profit organisation. Your donations help to fund not only the food supply and the upkeep of our animals, but also the maintenance and structural adaptation of the enclosures in accordance with the latest insights into modern animal management. We have a lot on our agenda at Zoo Berlin for the future – exactly what can be seen in our target and development plan.

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Visit your favourite animals, discover new species, and perhaps cement new-found friendships by sponsoring an animal of your choice. And don’t forget to check out the fascinating World of Birds, the Hippo House, and the popular sea lion show. We also offer exclusive tours and put together fun-filled parties for children’s birthdays and company celebrations. Zoo Berlin makes an important contribution to species conservation efforts around the world and participates in various European and international endangered species programmes.