The Loro Parque Foundation wants to extend the moratorium on medium frequency military sonar to the whole region of Macaronesia

The Loro Parque Foundation announced today, Thursday October 25, during the press conference to present the XIV International Forum for Nature Conservation, its intention to push for the extension on the moratorium on medium frequency military sonar in the Canary Islands to cover the whole of Macaronesia.  This initiative, which has the unanimous support of the Government of the Canary Islands and MEPs from the European Outermost Regions, is an important step towards the protection of cetaceans in the region. Continue reading

An update on the progress of Morgan’s calf

We are pleased to report that Morgan’s calf is continuing to gain weight and is growing stronger every day. Morgan’s milk production has been lower than what is required to meet the young calf’s nutritional needs, so it has been necessary to introduce regular bottle feeding. That decision is already showing positive results and the team of experts who are monitoring the calf around the clock are encouraged by its physical and mental progress as the young orca swims and Continue reading

Loro Parque welcomes the American Humane Association Board of Directors

Loro Parque has received, this morning, Thursday October 11, the Board of Directors and some collaborators of the American Humane Association, who have come to the Islands directly from the U.S. to get to know the facilities of the zoo recognised as the best in the world according to TripAdvisor. The delegation, headed by its CEO and president, Dr. Robin Ganzert, toured the different exhibitions and were able to enjoy the presentations of the orcas and dolphins offered by the Continue reading

The IX Loro Parque Foundation Parrot Congress, a resounding success

A resounding success: that is the summary of the IX Parrot Congress organised by the Loro Parque Foundation and held last week in Tenerife, where 850 congress participants of 47 different nationalities met.  The experience, unique in the world, counted on the participation of the most recognised experts in the field worldwide. This record number of nationalities present has allowed the interaction of the congress participants with various professionals and experts in different scientific areas, native to each continent where Continue reading

Loro Parque Foundation awards the best End-of-Graduate Studies in Science at the University of La Laguna

The Loro Parque Foundation, a non-profit organisation whose objectives include the conservation of endangered species and their habitats, the promotion of scientific research aimed at the conservation of biodiversity and education and awareness of threats affecting the planet, sponsors the Awards of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of La Laguna to the best End of Grade Work (TFG) presented during the academic year 2017-18, with the aim of stimulating educational excellence and encouraging efforts related to the conservation Continue reading

An update on the newborn calf of the orca Morgan

It’s now just over a week since Morgan gave birth and the entire team of carers, veterinarians, and international experts who have been monitoring the situation are delighted with the calf’s progress. The primary focus continues to be ensuring that the calf is getting all the nourishment it needs and the team has been concerned that Morgan’s milk production has been lower than required. While natural breastfeeding is always the preferred option, nothing is more important than the wellbeing of Continue reading

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