Newborn elephants trampled to death by herd at Zurich zoo

Newborn elephants trampled to death by herd at Zurich zoo

Aug. 21, 2020, 10:31 a.m.
A newborn elephant at Zurich zoo has been trampled to death by the other elephants shortly after being born.
No consequences for tiger that killed zoo-keeper over weekend

No consequences for tiger that killed zoo-keeper over weekend

July 6, 2020, 11:53 a.m.
The director of Zurich Zoo says there’ll be no consequences for the tiger that killed a keeper on Saturday. 
Life to largely return to normal by June 19th

Life to largely return to normal by June 19th

May 28, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
June 19th is the date to aim for. The government says from then there will be further relaxations in the lockdow...
Italian man granted Swiss passport despite not knowing about local zoo

Italian man granted Swiss passport despite not knowing about local zoo

Jan. 28, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
An Italian man will get a Swiss passport after the Federal Court ruled his initial interview with his commune was unf...
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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