Thirty sixth week
Regardless of the gray autumn weather Tallinn Zoo is filled with things to see and do.
Children’s Zoo got a new addition – a white decorative dove. Keepers are keenly wishing that the new girl will accept the already local male dove as a partner – at least the male started its wedding dances already.
A young Japanese macaque gave birth for the first time and is taking good care of its baby.
Common moorhen eggs hatched and the tiny chicks with their baby feathers started swimming and diving already on the next day after hatching. Hopefully the chicks will grow big enough to catch the migratory flights. These birds arrived voluntarily to the zoo area so the keepers are expecting them to leave when the weather gets colder.
For a past few days the male Amur tiger Pootsman refused to go out to its enclosure and the keepers finally figured out why – a huge bee’s nest had settled in the enclosure and now that it was removed, Pootsman is happily enjoying outdoors.
3-15-year-old violin students played for their favorite animals on Saturday – check out the video of the concerts here.
Because of the African swine fever Tallinn Zoo has to refuse from all acorns, rowans and other plants from the forest. Garden plants are accepted however.
September started the autumn opening hours – check the updated times here.