Two male ibexes horn-fighting, photo: Noga Kronfeld-Schor

Two young female ibexes, one of them perhaps pregnant, have joined our old herd of ibexes – four males and a single female that no longer comes into heat.

Our coypu, photo: Noga Kronfeld-Schor

An adult coypu arrived at the Zoological Garden at the end of the summer.

Henry, the friendly bulbul, shows interest, photo: Ilil Pratt

Of all the thicket aviary inhabitants, Henry, the friendly bulbul, is the most prominent.  He welcomes whoever enters the aviary, perches on their shoulders and enjoys pecking at their beauty marks and jewellery.

Coexistence between ibises and gulls, photo: Ilil Pratt

About a year ago, in autumn 2016, we joined the white-eyed gull enclosure to that of the spoonbills, in order to provide them all with a large and spacious common space.

Guru and Rotem Arbiv

Our beloved Michelle was the friendliest barn owl of all the barn owls in the colony that we look after in our laboratory.

In the flower garden, photo: Ilil Pratt

In the flower garden, at the entrance to the Zoological Garden, we have planted a variety of bulbs, among them Mesopotamian iris, sea squill, sea daffodil, hyacinth squill, Tel-Aviv garlic, common gladiolus, and Persian cyclamen.

Photo: Anat Gal

The birding and nature childrens’ club of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel's is hosted by the Botanical Garden and Zoological Garden

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