Loro Parque Fundación contributes to the protection of the Cuban parakeet in Cuba thanks to the use of surveillance cameras

The Loro Parque Fundación continues to work for the conservation of parrot species inside and outside its facilities. And it is doing so in Cuba with a project for the protection of the Cuban parakeet (Psittacara euops), led by biologist Maikel Cañizares, which is using surveillance cameras placed at heights that have proved highly efficient. These camera traps are one of the tools that are giving the best results in the study of threatened fauna and their placement is the Continue reading

Loro Parque presents a new exhibition for African parrots

Loro Parque, a true animal embassy, this week inaugurated a new habitat created for 10 African bird species that are “Vulnerable” and “Near Threatened”, according to the Red List of Threatened Species of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The new facility has 3 sections with high visibility adapted to the needs of these animals. Through this exhibition, visitors will be able to observe the flight and behavior of the specimens while they enjoy enrichment with trunks, Continue reading

Loro Parque begins the year with the birth of twin jaguars

Loro Parque has welcomed the birth of two jaguar cubs that were born in December during their 47th anniversary celebrations.  The Panthera onca specimens are with their mother, Naya, adapting to their new home where they can already be observed together. This great event represents a conservation success because the Panthera onca is a species categorized as Near Threatened in the Red List of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).  One of the greatest dangers faced by Continue reading

Loro Parque’s Statement about a gathering in front of the Krefeld town hall under the slogan “Our Zoo – Our Responsibility”

On Friday, January 24th, at 4 p.m., a major event under the slogan “Our Zoo – Our Responsibility” will be taking place in front of the Krefeld town hall with the objective of commemorating the more than 30 animals who fell victims to the tragic fire of the great ape house on New Year’s Night. During this meeting, the good-willed people will be able to give their words of consolation to the deeply committed Krefeld zoo team, led by Dr. Continue reading

The Loro Parque Company consolidates its position as a leading tourism group at FITUR

The Loro Parque Company, made up of Loro Parque, Siam Park, Poema del Mar, The Loro Parque Foundation, Hotel Botánico & The Oriental Spa Garden and Brunelli’s Steakhouse, is once again present at the prestigious FITUR International Tourism Trade Fair, held in Madrid, to showcase the latest in leisure parks, hotels and restaurants. From January 22nd to 26th, you can visit the company’s stand – 9D02 – in pavilion nine, where you will find all kinds of information, novelties and Continue reading

Kiessling demands a protected area for marine mammals throughout Macaronesia

Source: EFE The president of the Loro Parque group, Wolfgang Kiessling, demands that the marine animals living in the waters of Macaronesia should be protected by creating a “protected area for marine mammals”. An initiative that he believes would be of great help to nature. In an interview with EFE, Kiessling said that since 1988 he has been calling for the creation of this protected area, “something that does not cost fishermen or any government anything”, and said he was Continue reading

Loro Parque celebrates the year by welcoming several penguin chicks of various species

After the baby boom enjoyed by Loro Parque in 2019, they have welcomed the New Year with the birth of numerous penguin nestlings of different species.  Particularly noteworthy are the birth of several Rockhopper Penguin chicks, a species that is catalogued as “in danger of extinction” according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and whose population is decreasing in the wild. It is a species that is very difficult to reproduce and their arrival in the Continue reading

The Loro Parque Foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary with a record amount dedicated to conservation projects in 2020

At the annual meeting of the advisory committee of The Loro Parque Foundation, held recently in Puerto de La Cruz, it was decided to allocate almost US$2 million to conservation projects to be carried out during next year 2020 across the five continents.  With this figure, the total amount that the Foundation has dedicated to the protection of nature will reach US$21.2 million. Projects focusing on the Canary Islands and the rest of Macaronesia (Cape Verde, Madeira and the Azores) Continue reading

An open letter from the Director of the Nuremberg Zoo to TripAdvisor

17.12.2019 Dr. Dag Encke is a Managing Director of the Nuremberg Zoo. www.tiergarten.nuernberg.de Dear ladies and gentlemen of “TripAdvisor Animal Welfare” On 5 December we received the following e-mail from your company: “Good afternoon Nuremberg Zoo, Recently we announced that TripAdvisor Experiences and Viator from January 2020 on will stop selling tickets for all attractions that contribute to that future generations of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) will continue to live in captivity. As a result, any commercial entity that breeds Continue reading

Loro Parque Foundation saves 10 species of parrots from total extinction in the wild

This year, as part of the celebration of its 25th anniversary, Loro Parque Foundation has managed to add to its list of species saved from extinction the Grey-Breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura griseipectus), native to Brazil.  With this success, The Foundation celebrates that it has already prevented the disappearance of 10 species of parrots thanks to its longstanding involvement with in and ex situ protection and conservation projects. The Grey-Breasted Parakeet, originally from the Baturité Mountains, was an endangered species because of Continue reading

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