June 2017

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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Women pack a punch against poaching

The Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit was founded in 2013 in order to protect animals in the Balule Nature Reserve. The team has grown rapidly since then, enabling the rangers to cover an ever-greater area. According to the reserve authorities, the black mamba snake is “fast, poisonous and very aggressive when attacked” – and that could also describe the passionate women who work to protect magnificent African animals from poachers.

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