2018.09.07.

Zoo's Galápagos tortoises to be weighed on 6 September

2018.09.04.

On 6 September at 13:00, the annual Galápagos Tortoises weighing event will take place already for the 18th time. The two giant tortoises, Čelsija and Trīne, will be weighed by the strongest and most reliable of the Zoo's staff. This year Raimonds Bergmanis, the event's patron, has taken a leave until the next summer.

I'm Growing Up Big, Strong and Healthy campaign

2018.08.31.

On 8 September at 12.00–16.00 an event of I'm Growing Up Big, Strong and Healthy campaign will take place at Riga Zoo. The event is organized by Latvian Pediatric Association, Children's Clinical University Hospital and esAugu.lv.

Name giving to Lynx cubs together with Jēkabpils City

2018.07.31.

2 August will be the name giving day to two Lynx kittens born at Riga Zoo on 28 March. The Zoo Lynx godparents, Jēkabpils City took the responsibility to chose the names. On 2 August at 15.00 the Lynx cub names will be announced by Raivis Ragainis, the Chairman of the Jēkabpils City Council.

Cinereous Vulture named Riga to be released into the wild in Bulgaria

2018.07.25.

Both Cinereous Vulture (or European Black Vulture, Aegypius monachus) chicks hatched in Riga Zoo will be included in the Cinereous Vulture reintroduction project in Bulgaria. The first of them, vulture young named Riga (hatched on 28 April), yesterday already headed to Bulgaria.

Read more on the website of the Green Balkans.

Six pups in the wolf family at Affiliate Cīruļi

2018.07.11.

A new, unrelated European Gray Wolf pair was created at the Zoo's Affiliate Cīruļi a year ago. The new family now cares for its first offspring. Six wolf pups were born on 12 May, 2018.

The first Waldrapp Ibis breeding success in Riga Zoo

2018.07.03.

Critically Endangered Waldrapp Ibises hatched a chick for the first time at Riga Zoo. The youngster develops well and is seen at the mixed species exhibit at Flamingo House.

Lots of babies to see at the Zoo

2018.06.20.

Early summer is the time when many animal families have their offspring. Babies are born or hatched, and grow under their parents' care. Currently several Zoo animal families have or expect babies.

A special offer to the Zoo visitors in May

2018.05.20.

Riga Zoo, together with the Inquiry Service 1188, offers various discounts for visitors of Riga Zoo and Affiliate Cīruļi this May.

History Night at the Zoo on 19 May

2018.05.16.

When the events of Museum Night take place in the city, Riga Zoo invites visitors to its History Night in the evening of 19 May in cooperation with the Inquiry Service 1188. On 19 May the Zoo's ticket offices will be open until 22:00. Indoor exhibits will be open until 23:00, and it will be possible to walk the Zoo paths until 23:30.

Riga Zoo, together with the Inquiry Service 1188, offers a discount on entrance fee on History Night from 18:00 until 22:00. With special discount coupons that you can find on the website of the Inquiry Service 1188, the Zoo entrance tickets will cost only 3.00 EUR.

Animal Family Days at the Zoo on 12 and 13 May

2018.05.08.

On 12 and 13 May you are welcome to Animal Family Days at the Zoo. This year the main theme is owls!

Rabbit Day at Cīruļi on 4 May

2018.05.02.

On Friday, 4 May, Rabbit Day will be taking place at Riga Zoo’s Affiliate Cīruļi in Kalvene. From 12:00 to 15:00 the rabbit collection of 'Kalvenes trusis' rabbit farm will be presented. 'Kalvenes trusis' is a member of Latvian Small Animal Breeders Association, 'Trusis un Citi'. 

Bird Days at Cīruļi on April 14 and 15

2018.04.11.

After successful Bird Days in Riga Zoo last weekend, the Woodpecker Workshop will travel to the Zoo's Affiliate Cīruļi, as wild tit and starling populations need a solution to their lodging problem in Western Latvia, too.

Bird Days at Riga Zoo under the sign of the Owl

2018.04.04.

Bird Day events will be taking place at Riga Zoo this weekend, 7–8 April. Since weather forecasts are favourable for this weekend, you are welcome to meet zoo animals as well as to join educational and practical activities.

20th anniversary of Puika the Seal

2018.03.29.

On 29 March, the 20 year life and work anniversary of Puika the Grey Seal will be celebrated at the Zoo. That was 20 years ago when a small, weak orphaned seal pup was found on the beach of Riga Gulf and brought to the Zoo. Thanks to the effort of Zoo staff, it grew up successfully.

The anniversary will be celebrated together with Ventspils City, the supporters of the Zoo's seals since 2007, and the experts from the Nature Conservation Agency.

Animal babies at the Zoo

2018.03.15.

There are lots of babies at the Zoo this spring! In the new African animal exhibits in the Terrarium House, Grey Parrots, Meerkats and Rock Hyraxes have babies. And not only them! The white Pony mother has a black foal, and Ring-tailed Lemurs have got twins. You are welcome to come and see!

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