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273_161_NL-Arnheim-Mangrovenhalle-foil-060-© Andreas Braun


When the privately owned Burgers’ Zoo located the large woods just outside Arnhem first opened its doors to the public in 1913, visitors were amazed. Never before had they seen such exotic animals being housed in large enclosures that tried to replicate their natural habitats. This was a marked difference from how animals were kept […]

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The new Panda House was built on the location of the old Seac Pai Van Park Zoo on the island of Coloane. The architecture of the enclosure was designed to mimic the natural roll of the terrain. It is clad with the highly transparent Texlon® ETFE foils to create an enclosed controllable environment for the […]

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Gondwanaland, the ancient continent which broke up over 150 million years ago was a paradise, populated by giant trees, flowers and exotic birds, and now constitutes our southern hemisphere. Leipzig Zoo has taken nature in its most primitive form to a new dimension on a 16.500 m² site to create a unique architectural structure, which […]

Asienhalle - Zoom Erlebnispark - Gelsenkirchen


The ZOOM Erlebniswelt allows visitors to experience a piece of the rainforest jungle in the heart of Gelsenkirchen, Germany – the unique wildlife of the Southeast Asian jungle is home to bats, cranes and orangutans. The rich biodiversity of this enclosure is aided by the Texlon® ETFE roof.   The shape of the enclosure is […]

Asiatischer Elefant


The Kaeng Krachan Elephant Park at Zoo Zurich opened its doors to the public on 7 June 2014. This impressive compound will allow members of the public to see the elephants from a completely new perspective. Visitors will be able to observe the mighty animals reacting socially with one another and look on as the […]