Loro Parque Announcement

LORO PARQUE is pleased to announce that starting January 2019, Mr. Wolfgang Rades will be assuming a new position at Loro Parque and Loro Parque Fundación as a Wildlife Conservation Officer for Europe. With his extensive expertise as a zoological biologist and ecologist, we have found in Mr. Rades a strong advocate of animals, conservation and protection of biodiversity. At a young age, he committed himself to the welfare of the animals. For nine years, he worked as a Wildlife Continue reading

Loro Parque contributes to research on the echolocation of orcas

Loro Parque, in its continuous commitment to scientific research, has recently begun to collaborate in research on the echolocation of orcas, a key sense that favours their orientation and the location of prey for hunting.  There is not much information on whether it is a behaviour that cetaceans learn or if it is innate, nor is there data on the moment in which it appears in their development, so that the zoo, recognised as the best in the world, will Continue reading

Loro Parque welcomes Christmas with the birth of 14 penguins

Loro Parque welcomes Christmas with the birth of six Southern Rockhoppers and eight Long-Tailed Gentoo penguins.  The new members of the Planet Penguin family are being cared for by the best experts and will be on view from December 24, the first species in the Baby Penguin section and the second with the rest of the Antarctic penguin family. The birth of the six Southern Rockhoppers represents a great challenge, because it’s a species that’s in a vulnerable state according Continue reading

Loro Parque celebrates its 46th anniversary and marks the end of a record year

As we come closer to Christmas, Loro Parque has celebrated its 46th anniversary this Monday December 17, concluding a record year in which it has been crowned as the best zoo in the world – by winning the Travellers’ Choice award from TripAdvisor for the second consecutive year – and has celebrated not one, as is tradition, but two grand inaugurations. Loro Parque started along its path in 1972 with only 25 people, 150 parrots and an area of 13,000 Continue reading

Loro Parque receives the Award for Business Excellence from the Canary Islands Government

Loro Parque has received this morning, Wednesday December 12, the Canarian Award for Business Excellence, given by the Regional Government in recognition of the company’s commitment to encourage and promote the principles of quality, innovation and excellence in all its undertakings.  The award was presented to Wolfgang Kiessling, president of the Company, at a ceremony held at the headquarters of the Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias (ITC) in Tenerife. The 9th edition of these prestigious awards was attended by Pedro Ortega Continue reading

Loro Parque Foundation renews its commitment to nature by allocating one million dollars to conservation projects

The Loro Parque Foundation recently held the annual meeting of its Advisory Committee, which has decided how to distribute the $1,000,000 that the Foundation dedicates each year to nature conservation projects carried out in the five continents. The meeting took place in Puerto de La Cruz, the city where both the non-profit organisation and its main sponsor, Loro Parque, are based. Threatened species and ecosystems on the American continent will receive almost 60 per cent of the funds ($577,000), followed Continue reading

Loro Parque, recognised as the #1 Zoo in the World for the second consecutive year

Loro Parque has once again been recognised as the BEST ZOO IN THE WORLD. This accomplishment has come for the second consecutive year, according to the highly reputable travel website TripAdvisor, as it was revealed in their annual Travellers’ Choice 2018 awards.  Once again, the independent evaluations of the major web platform’s users who have visited the facilities have confirmed that there is no better park than this one on the planet. This recognition reinforces Loro Parque’s role as an Continue reading

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