Baby chimpanzee born at Loro Parque

Loro Parque has recently welcomed a baby chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) in its facilities, which is in perfect condition and already shares the space in harmony with the rest of the family. For the moment, as it spends its days clinging to its mother’s fur, its sex is unknown. The last ones to join the group were Happy, in 2017, and Garoé, in 2018. Its birth shows that the animals at Loro Parque are in a good state of wellbeing and Continue reading

Several young rays were born in the Loro Parque Aquarium

The Loro Parque Aquarium has recently welcomed three young rays (Hypanus americanus), which is evidence of the welfare of the animals that live in its facilities. Despite continuing to be closed to the public due to the health crisis caused by COVID-19, activity has continued normally within the port zoo, which has welcomed new individuals of different species during this period. This ray is viviparous, so after internal fertilization, the embryos develop inside the mothers, who nourish them until they Continue reading

Two emperor tamarin twins are born in Loro Parque

The health crisis caused by the coronavirus has never stopped life in Loro Parque. With the arrival of summer, as it has happened in previous years, the Puerto de la Cruz zoo has witnessed the birth of two emperor tamarin twins. The parents had offspring for the first time in 2018 and the fact that they are still breeding is an indicator of the well-being of the animals in the Park and how well established this family of Saguinus imperator Continue reading

Orca Ula, Growing Strong

Original source: http://www.cetaceanlifestyle.com/index.php/blog/610 Ula is a young orca that was born at Loro Parque and currently still resides there. Loro Parque is a zoological facility at the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife. Ula’s mother is the orca named Morgan, who was rescued and rehabilitated in 2010 by the Dutch Dolfinarium Harderwijk after she was found weakened and emaciated in the Wadden Sea. Morgan soon became pretty famous and gained media attention, first locally but then also around the world. When Continue reading

10th anniversary of the rescue of the orca Morgan

Today, Wednesday 24th June, Loro Parque commemorates the 10th anniversary of the rescue of the orca Morgan. Taking advantage of this occasion, the Park has uploaded an emotional documentary to its social networks in which it tells its story of overcoming and survival, as well as a report in which the protagonists of the rescue tell their experience. In addition, it wanted to draw attention to the serious consequences that underwater noise has on the lives of cetaceans, this being Continue reading

The animals of Loro Parque welcome the summer

Loro Parque, although still closed due to the health crisis caused by the COVID-19, is still very active in social networks, sharing daily content about everything that happens in its facilities. This week, on the occasion of the change of season and the arrival of summer, the zoo of Puerto de la Cruz is welcoming the good weather classy with impressive images of the animals enjoying refreshing baths, fruit ice cream and the best climate in the world. Thus, otters, Continue reading

A ray of hope as Loro Parque welcomes an endangered ring-tailed Lemur pup

In the midst of the health crisis caused by COVID-19, Loro Parque has welcomed a newborn ring-tailed lemur, strengthening its position as an authentic Animal Embassy. Although the Park remains closed, a new family member was presented in a video shared through its social networks, where news posts are published daily to inform its followers of everything that happens in its facilities. The ring-tailed Lemur is a prosimian species endemic to the island of Madagascar whose population has declined by 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 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

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