European mink

Mustela lutreola

EUROOPA NAARITS
ЕВРОПЕЙСКАЯ НОРКА
VESIKKO

Family: Mustelidae

One of the most endangered carnivores in Europe – their range is only 5% of the original. Diet consists mostly of frogs and fish, likes to keep a low profile near forest rivers and ditches. Last individual was spotted in Estonia was in 1996 and shortly after that Tallinn Zoo established a permanent population to protect the species from extinction. In 2001 the first European minks were introduced back into the Estonian wilderness and have now successfully managed to keep the population stable.

More information www.lutreola.ee

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Open

  • Ticket office
    9-18
  • Indoor expositions *
    10-19
  • Children’s Zoo
    10-19

*Indoor exhibitions are closed on Mondays
You are allowed to walk in the Zoo for 2 hours after the Ticket office is closed.

How to get here

Entrance at Paldiski mnt
Bus stop: Zoo, buses nr. 21, 21B, 22, 42 and 43; by car, bicycle or walk

Entrance at Ehitajate tee
Bus stop: Nurmenuku, Karikakra or Meistri buses nr. 10, 12, 16, 26, 27, 28, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46; by car, bicycle or walk

Entrance locations on the map

Contact

Mo-Fr +372 6943 300; Security department: 512 69 65
zoo@tallinnzoo.ee

Ehitajate tee 150 / Paldiski mnt. 145

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