Plans for a Basel zoo aquarium washed away

Plans for a Basel zoo aquarium washed away

May 20, 2019, 5:17 a.m.
A controversial project to build a giant aquarium complex for Basel Zoo has been rejected by voters.
Zurich Zoo mourns death of Mamitu the gorilla

Zurich Zoo mourns death of Mamitu the gorilla

Feb. 8, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
Zurich Zoo is in mourning after the death of the long term and popular resident Mamitu – a 41-year-old lowland ...
New aquarium at Basel Zoo to be voted on

New aquarium at Basel Zoo to be voted on

Jan. 22, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Environmental groups have collected enough signatures to force a vote on the building of a new aquarium at Basel Zoo.
Zoos make sure animals are safe in cold weather

Zoos make sure animals are safe in cold weather

Feb. 27, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
The cold weather means zoos in the country are taking measures to make sure the animals that normally live in warmer ...
Pair of young vultures prepare to spread their wings at Zurich Zoo

Pair of young vultures prepare to spread their wings at Zurich Zoo

July 20, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
Two young Egyptian vultures have been introduced to Zurich Zoo where they’re now getting to know their new room...
Basel Zoo’s new elephant enclosure opens to the public

Basel Zoo’s new elephant enclosure opens to the public

March 16, 2017, 5:21 a.m.
A new elephant enclosure at Basel Zoo is to be opened to the public for the first time today.
Zurich zoo celebrates new arrival

Zurich zoo celebrates new arrival

Feb. 27, 2017, 6:27 a.m.
Zurich zoo is celebrating a new arrival – a baby elephant. The mother, Farha, gave birth after a 22 month gesta...
Swiss authorities act to prevent spread of bird flu.

Swiss authorities act to prevent spread of bird flu.

Nov. 22, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Zoos and parks in Switzerland are arming themselves against bird flu, following instructions from the authorities.
New hippo for Basel

New hippo for Basel

Nov. 3, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
A baby hippopotamus has been born in Basel Zoo, but zookeepers don't yet know if it's a boy or a girl. It's mother...
New aquarium opens at Zurich zoo

New aquarium opens at Zurich zoo

Sept. 29, 2016, 8:04 a.m.
The new aquarium at Zurich zoo has opened featuring twenty-two pools housing larger and a greater number of species. ...
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