Loro Parque Foundation’s work succeeds in saving 9 species of parrots from extinction

Thanks to its conservation efforts, the Loro Parque Foundation has managed to save a total of 9 parrot species from total extinction. Since its creation in 1994, the Loro Parque Foundation has supported conservation projects for endangered species with an economic contribution of more than $18,000,000. The change of threat category in many of these 9 species is a worldwide environmental conservation success that makes this non-profit organisation the most effective in this area internationally. The International Union for the Continue reading

Loro Parque welcomes the delegation from Cuxhaven Penguin Museum

Loro Parque welcomed this Tuesday, November 20, the delegation from the Cuxhaven Penguin Museum, which holds the Guinness Record for the largest collection of penguin objects. During the visit, representatives of the German Penguinarium Stefan Kirchhoff and Birgit Berend, admired the large Planet Penguin installation and the important conservation work being carried out in Loro Parque, the best zoo in the world according to users of TripAdvisor. The delegates, who have been touring penguin installations around the world and observing Continue reading

Leading UK publication The Sun recommends visiting Loro Parque and Siam Park during the Christmas holidays

The Sun, the most widely read English-language newspaper in the world, with a circulation of around 3,200,000 and some 8,500,000 readers, recommended, in a recent publication, visiting Loro Parque and Siam Park during the Christmas holidays.  The newspaper has identified Tenerife as the number one destination in a list of 10 places it considers ideal to visit at Christmas, such as New York or Paris, amongst other locations. The Canary Islands is one of the favourite destinations for British tourists, Continue reading

For the first time in history, a study financed by the Loro Parque Foundation has analysed the personality of orcas

A recent study, funded by the Loro Parque Foundation and initiated with the orcas of Loro Parque, has made it possible to determine the personality structure of cetaceans.  Recently published in the Journal of Comparative Psychology, it’s a pioneering project, as it’s the first time in history that the personality of these animals has been studied. Dr. Javier Almunia, Director of the Loro Parque Foundation, explained that “personality studies in animals help us to better understand their behaviour and, in Continue reading

The Loro Parque Foundation and the Canary Islands Government present ‘CanBio’, a joint project to study the effects of climate change on the sea

The Loro Parque foundation and the Canary Islands Government have, this morning, Thursday November 15, presented ‘CanBio’, a pioneering project through which the University of La Laguna (ULL) and the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) will study the effects of climate change in the sea. Present at the event were the Canary Islands Minister of Economy, Industry, Trade and Knowledge Pedro Ortega, the founder and Honorary President of The Loro Parque Foundation Wolfgang Kiessling and the rector Continue reading

Loro Parque and Poema del Mar join other aquariums and the European Commission to fight against plastic

As part of their commitment to the protection of wild species and their natural habitats, Loro Parque and Poema del Mar have decided to join forces with the European Commission and the United Nations Environment Programme, as well as other international partners, to launch a coalition of aquariums to fight plastic pollution.  Aquariums around the world will organise permanent activities at their facilities and change their policies to eliminate all single-use plastic items. This new action is part of a Continue reading

The Loro Parque Company promotes its new products at the World Travel Market

Loro Parque, Siam Park, Poema del Mar, Hotel Botánico and Brunelli’s are taking part this week in the World Travel Market, the prestigious business-to-business travel fair held annually in London with the aim of publicising the most important novelties that the Company is making available to its customers. Loro Parque, recognised as the best zoo in the world for the second year in a row by TripAdvisor users, is proving that it continues to be firmly committed to biodiversity conservation Continue reading

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