Many happy returns, Max!

Our giraffe bull turns 12 today – but that’s not the only reason to congratulate him!

Max is the only giraffe in Europe who has been trained to wear a halter on its head. A mini audio device inside the halter allows biologist Dr Anton Baotic to record the sounds that Max makes – hopefully leading to a better understanding of the behaviour of giraffes in their natural habitat.

Want to find out more about this exciting research project? Then check out our video.

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Today, 24. February
9:00 - 16:30
Last admission: 15:30
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