Fifty second week

On Sunday 27th of December the Zoo had special guests: The Association of Santa Clauses in Estonia. The tour with the Santa Clauses provided the animals with special gifts and visitors got something as well.

Elephant house naked mole-rat exposition is now open and visitors can get a look at the exciting underground life. These unusual rodents are small but healthy and live a long life under the reign of one female aka the queen. They use their efficient front teeth to dig tunnels.
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Pygmy goat Lilliput moved back from the Children’s Zoo to its own herd just in time on Tuesday as on Wednesday the herd got its first offspring of the year.

Caracal family have been suffering from a runny nose but are now able to visit the outdoor enclosure again. Snow leopards have to be kept in the backrooms again as water penetrated the indoor walls causing the floors to get wet. Snow leopards should be back to the big enclosure after the holidays when the renovation work will end.

African elephant Carl has gathered his strength for the end of the year and managed to break its toy – the metal piece keeping the tractor tire on the cement wall broke. Carl will now have to live a while without it as it is not that easy to build a new toy that can endure the big bull.


  • Ticket office
  • Indoor expositions *
  • Children’s Zoo

Indoor exhibitions are closed on Mondays. The zoo's territory is open for walking until 8 PM.

How to get here

Paldiski mnt. 145 – North Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Freedom square (Vabaduse väljak) buses no. 22, 41, and 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Railway station (Balti jaam) buses no. 21, 41, and 43 (Bus stop Zoo)

Ehitajate tee 150 – West Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Karikakra or Nurmenuku) From Railway station (Balti jaam) bus no. 43 (Bus stop Karikakra, Nurmenuku or Zoo) Buses no. 10, 12, 13, 28, 37, 45, 46, 47

Zoo map


E-R +372 6943 300; Emergency: 512 69 65

Ehitajate tee 150/Paldiski mnt. 145
Tallinn 13522, Estonia

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