Pioneer project to investigate the level of cortisol in dolphins

Presently, Loro Parque is leading a pioneer project that will include the participation of more than 100 dolphins from 14 European zoos with the purpose of studying whether the animals suffer from stress. This study is being carried out simultaneously in all the participating institutions and consists in analyzing the saliva samples to detect the level of the cortisol hormone. Until now, the conduct of this study involved extraction of a blood sample. Dr. Javier Almunia, Environmental Director of Loro Continue reading

Loro Parque hosts EUAC Congress

From 12 through 16 of October 2015, Loro Parque hosted a Congress of European Union of Aquarium Curators (EUAC) that took place in Hotel Botanico, Puerto de la Cruz. The organizer of the Congress, EUAC, is an international organization with more than 120 members from 21 countries. Since 1972, EUAC has been dedicating its efforts to the issues of promoting collaboration between the experts in the field of public aquariums with the purpose of supporting the project of investigation, conservation Continue reading

Mrs. Europe

Loro Parque welcomes once again the world of beauty and elegance by receiving the visit of the contestants of Mrs. Europe. The European candidates recently visited the park accompanied by Thaís Arias, the official Spanish representative for international beauty pageants such as Mrs Universe and Mrs Europe. Thaís is also director and founder of the island competitions Mrs La Palma, Mrs Tenerife Islands, Mrs. Lanzarote and Mrs. Las Palmas. The visit took place just two days before the Gala where Continue reading

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