Welcome to the Zoo blog

Here we present in exclusive interviews and entertaining reports exciting background stories and little curios from the animal kingdom. Conservation, research, education and recreation are our main tasks. The zoo blog shows the versatile line-up of topics, that the zoo offers the whole year round.

Animal friendships at Zoo Berlin

To celebrate the 40th birthday of beloved cartoon cat Garfield, who lives in not-so-perfect harmony with dog Odie and human Jon, we are dedicating this blog entry to the curious cohabitations and fascinating friendships that have arisen over the years among animals at Zoo Berlin.

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Happy birthday, Hertha!

This year marks the 125th anniversary of Berlin football club Hertha BSC. Since it was founded, the club has become as quintessentially Berlin as the Berlin bear, the Brandenburg Gate, or Zoo Berlin.

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Can we talk about the price?

“Much too expensive”; “extortionate ticket prices”; “no one can afford that” – every once in a while, these sorts of comments appear in online reviews of Zoo and Tierpark Berlin. Yet other visitors often remark on how surprisingly cheap the tickets are. So which is it?

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