Animals’ World Week

Since 1931, the World Animal Day has been held every year on October 4, the day of St. Francis of Assisi, who is also revered as the patron saint of animals. It has been a tradition for many years that on the occasion of this important day the Zoo is  try to bring the many wonders of the living world closer to children’s groups and families with guided tours and activities, and this year, within the Animal Protection Theme Week and the Great Forest Week, they are waiting for visitors with thematic programs for two weeks, between October 2 and 15 .

Every weekday, kindergarteners and schoolchildren are invited to zoo pedagogy sessions and green craft sessions, for which registration is required at least 4 days in advance via the email address zooped@zoodebrecen.hu.

Self-guided programmes every day:

  • Discover endangered species! – worksheets for kindergarten, elementary school and high school groups that can be downloaded free of charge
  • Animal rescue campaign – free worksheet for groups and families.

Kindergarteners and schoolchildren are invited to zoo pedagogy sessions and craft sessions on weekdays.

More information:https://www.facebook.com/events/1235827640421638

Weekend programmes:

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Repository of Knowledge: animal crafts, relic exhibition, introduction to responsible animal husbandry

1.30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Animals in extreme danger (October 15)

2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  – Getting to know the animals I don’t like at Pálmaház (October 15)

All program elements are free of charge with the purchase of the zoo entrance ticket.

Date: 2-15 October

Location: Nagyerdő Cultural Park