Scientist Statement Supporting Research in Marine Mammal Facilities

source: We, the undersigned members of the scientific community, wish to acknowledge the importance of marine mammals in zoos, aquariums, and marine mammal facilities, and express our support for research conducted at these facilities. We know that critical research findings have come from studies of dolphins and related species in managed care environments, which have provided the vast majority of what is known about their perception, physiology, and cognition. This includes both basic facts about these animals and applied Continue reading

Loro Parque bids farewell to 2020 by celebrating its 48th anniversary

Almost on the eve of Christmas and about to close a turbulent 2020, Loro Parque is celebrating its 48th anniversary today, Thursday 17 December, in a year in which, despite the serious global crisis caused by the COVID-19, it has continued to strengthen its love and commitment to nature and animals. Thus, after closing on 15 March, the Park has witnessed numerous births, as is customary in its facilities, and has obtained important results in its research and conservation projects, Continue reading

Loro Parque and Siam Park confirm their leadership after receiving “Biosphere Certified – Parks” and “Biosphere Certified – Animal Embassy” certificates

Loro Parque and Siam Park once again reinforce their leadership in tourism and environmental sustainability, the fight against climate change and the defence of biodiversity. In the case of Loro Parque this is a certificate that has received, for the twelfth consecutive year, “Biosphere Certified – Animal Embassy”, granted by the Institute of Responsible Tourism (RTI), linked to UNESCO. For its part, Siam Park was not left behind and has been awarded an innovative “Biosphere Certified – Parks” accreditation, for Continue reading

WAZA Annual Conference 2020 a great success for the modern zoo as well as nature conservation, species protection, environmental protection and animal welfare

This year’s annual conference of the World Association of Zoos and Aquatic Zoos (WAZA) from 12 to 15 October was a great success for modern zoos as well as for nature, species, environmental and animal protection, although for the first time it could only take place virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For the second time within a few days, the growing social importance of modern zoos was confirmed. Only at the beginning of the month the IUCN, the world’s Continue reading

Loro Parque donates fruits from its organic farms to the food bank of the foundation Fundación Canaria José Luis Montesinos

Loro Parque made a donation of bananas and papayas from its own organic farms to the foundation Fundación Canaria José Luis Montesinos. Thus he strengthens its commitment to the local society on the island, even in these difficult times. The association picked up the fruits in the Loro Parque and brought them to their own installation. From there they will be spread among people in need. The zoological garden in Puerto de la Cruz grows since a long time its Continue reading

The president of the Loro Parque Company receives the award ‘Champion of Conservation’ from American Humane

Wolfgang Kiessling, founder and president of the Loro Parque Company, has recently received the Champion of Conservation award from the American Humane organization (USA) in recognition of his leadership in projects for the conservation of species. Dr. Robin Ganzert, president and CEO of American Humane, said, “Loro Parque is one of the most respected zoological institutions in the world for its beauty, the excellence of its facilities and its incredible conservation work. In addition, she highlighted that the Park is 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

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