Sea lion

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Sea lion

Animals, shows, the equatorial dome… There are 1,000 things to see in Beauval!

Plan your visit with our interactive map. Find our shows, restaurants, educational talks, and all your favourite animals! Plan out a truly memorable day discovering the ZooParc’s 45 hectares.

Practical information

Download the Beauval mobile app
Find our way using the map
Two unforgettable, must-see shows
Meetings with our educational guides that are not to be missed
15 eateries open according to the season

The performances of the shows take place from the end of March to mid-November

Map and routes

Organise a 2-day visit to fully enjoy the ZooParc and all its treasures!

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The Koala Greenhouse fishtank

Our aquarium is modeled after the environment of the Great Barrier Reef! Fascinating to observe, a great number of animals live here including corals, clownfish… Our host will explain everything about this rich aquatic environment.

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At the “rendez-vous” of Hippopotamus

Ask all your questions to our animator, Beauval’s animals won’t have any secrets for you.

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At the “rendez-vous” of cheetahs

Ask all your questions to our animator, Beauval’s animals won’t have any secrets for you.

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Elephants

African elephants live in Beauval in the largest elephant place in France. How do they differentiate them from their Asian cousins? How much does an elephant weigh? What is the use of their trunk? To get to know them better, come and meet our animator…

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Gorillas and orangutans

Attend one of the 7 feedings per day for our gorillas in our educational talk about gorillas and orangutans!

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Nursery - Recorded animation

At the nursery, zookeepers take care of the nestlings and daily monitor their health. Discover the nursery during our recorded presentations!

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The Malayan tapir’s afternoon snack

What is the use of the Malayan tapir’s little trunk ? Is a baby Malayan tapir black and white like its parents ? What are differencies between white rhinoceros and indian rhinoceros ? Why are they taking mud baths ?

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Animals and water

Ask all your questions about aquatic animals to our animator and come to discover a little bit more thanks to pedagogical material put at your disposition.

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Rodrigues flying foxes

Do they feed on blood? Are they blind? Can they transmit diseases to us?

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Beauval’s backstages

What are the differents jobs inside the park ? How much employees work in the park? How much food is distributed each day? Is animal manure recycled?

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The curiosities of carnivores

How do carnivores get back to their shelters? How are carnivores fed? Why do some of them are fast? All of your questions will be answered during this presentation!

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Tasmanian devils - Recorded animation

Where does the name “devil” come from? Why this species is threatened? Discover it during our recorded presentations!

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Gorillas

What do they eat? How does a group of gorillas work? What are the main threats for these great apes?

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Cheetahs

What are the adaptations which allow this animal to hit speed records? Is it lonely or living in group? Why has the cheetah black tears under it eyes? Is it only living in Africa?

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Cheetah - Recorded animation

What is allow the cheetah to hit speed records? Is it solitary or living in group? Why has the cheetah black tears under it eyes? Is it living only in Africa? Discover it during our recorded presentations!

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Hippopotamus

Enter the heart of The Hippopotamus Reserve … and, guided by the voice of our animator, contemplate a hundred animals in an exceptional installation. The hippos will have no more secrets for you!

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Hippopotamus - Recorded animation

What is this red substance secreted by their skin pores and what is it used for? Are they really able to swim? What are the threats for this species? Discover it during our recorded presentations!

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Pygmy hippopotamus

Why are wetlands essential to them? How much time do they spend eating each day? What are the differences and similarities to common hippos? Find out during our educational talks.

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Koalas

Beauval is the only place in France we you can catch a glimpse of koalas! Find out more information about those marsupials in this presentation. By the way… what is a marsupial?

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Manatees

Can they breathe underwater? What is medical training and how is it done? How much food do they eat each day? What is the nickname of the manatee?

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Lions

What is the lion’s mane for? If the male doesn’t hunt often, what roles does he have within the harem? Do lion males really kill lion cubs?

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Lions - Recorded animation

On The Land of the Lions, you can see our lion family and their vast area… It’s a good time to answer those questions: What is the lion’s mane for? If the male doesn’t hunt often, what roles does he have within the harem? Do lion males really kill lion cubs?

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Arctic wolves - Recorded animation

Who are the arctic wolves? Can they survive under -50°C? How do they communicate? Are they really the “big bad wolves”? Who were the “lupariis”? Discover it during our recorded presentations!

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Bears are told to you

What’s the bear’s food? Does he sleep all winter? How much there are bears in France?

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Giant otters

How do they move so easily in water? What is the peculiarity of their coat? Why are they considered one of South America’s biggest predators?

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Wild dogs - Recorded animation

What are their big ears for? What’s the common point they have with wolves? Are they good at hunting? How much babies there are by litter? Discover it during our recorded presentations!

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Humboldt penguins

During your visit, don’t miss the colony of Humboldt penguins on their beach or in the water… Where does their name come from? Why do they molt? … Find out the answer of all your questions during this presentation.

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Okapis

What is the okapi, this mysterious mammal? When was it discovered?

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Okapi - Recorded animation

What is this mysterious mammal discovered on XXth century? Is it a giraffe or a zebra? Discover it during our recorded presentations!

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Giant pandas

Climb to The Heights of China and discover Huan Huan and Yuan Zi, our amazing pandas and their baby Yuan Meng! Why does our couple live separately? How many kilos of bamboo does they eat?… Find out the answers to all your questions and enjoy their incredible story!

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Giant pandas - Recorded animation

Why is the giant panda in the Carnivora Order? Why do they have six fingers at their front paws? Why are male and female in separate enclosures? Discover it during our recorded presentations!

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Primates particularities

What is a primate ? How does it communicate ? What does these animals facial expressions mean ? What are the exotic pets?

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Naked mole-rat

Why is the naked mole-rat naked? What is the use of their differents rooms in galeries? Is the mole-rat really insensitive to the pain and resistant to diseases?

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Squirrel monkey

Where does it come from? How is the group organized? What is canopy? What adaptations have the animals that live there developed?

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Secrets of the sea lions show

Presentation of our happy group of sea lions! How is the medical training? What relationship do they have with their keepers? Answers during this session!

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Komodo dragons

Why are monitor lizards nicknamed “Komodo dragons”? How often are they fed? Why are their bites so dangerous? Why do they do parthenogenesis?

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Meeting visitors

Ask all your questions to our facilitator, The Equatorial Dome will have no secrets for you!

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Meal of the big cats

The favorite moment of carnivores: meal time! Follow keepers to observe the animals feeding.

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Visit of the Australian greenhouse

Welcoming the koalas, the australian greenhouse offers you the possibility to admire some terrestrial, arboreal and marine species. Discover it thanks to our animator these animals with surprising characteristics.

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Reptiles

Enter this mysterious vivarium hosting a numbers of rare reptiles : turtles, lizards, snakes, crocodiles…. amazing animals our facilitators will help you discover!

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African Savannah

White rhinoceros, giraffes, Grevy’s zebras, springboks, black hippotragues… share the African Savannah of Beauval. In front of this incredible panorama, enjoy specificities on the various species that populate it.

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Coati, otters and raccoons

Meet the coatis, otters and raccoons… This animation will allow you to learn more about these small carnivores, mainly thanks to your sense of observation…

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Harpy eagle

What size can its talons reach? What is its favourite prey? Do eagles all have the same hunting technique?

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Questions time

Ask all your questions to our animator, the Beauval ZooParc won’t have any secrets for you!

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Wolves are told to you

Do all wolves are white? What is their howls for? How is the hunt done in pack?

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L’association Beauval Nature

Comment fonctionne l’association ? De quelle manière pouvez-vous y participer ? Quelles sont les missions des programmes de conservation ?

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Poils, plumes, écailles…

La salle pédagogique vous ouvre ses portes. Venez y découvrir, accompagné d’un animateur, une partie de notre collection : squelettes, œufs, dents, poils, plumes, écailles, et plein d’autres choses encore !

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Au rendez-vous des questions tigres blancs

Ask all your questions to our animator, the Beauval ZooParc won’t have any secrets for you!

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At the “rendez-vous” of pandas

Ask all your questions to our animator, Beauval’s animals won’t have any secrets for you.

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Les petits rangers : mission sauvons les panthères des neiges

Notre activité “les petits rangers” est faite pour vos enfants. Activité proposée à partir de 6 ans. Don : gratuit ou à votre bon cœur, intégralement reversé à Beauval Nature. Places limitées à 8 personnes. Réservation conseillée au 02 36 39 20 84.

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Activité nichoir

Participez à notre activité “Nichoir” et repartez avec votre réalisation. Peut-être que celle-ci sera déposée sous le sapin pour gâter l’un de vos proches ! Activité payante proposée dès 8 ans. À partir de 8 €. Montant intégralement reversé à Beauval Nature. Places limitées à 6 personnes. Réservation conseillée au 02 36 39 20 84.

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Maquillages

Faites maquiller vos enfants en panda géant ou en guépard… ils seront plus vrais que nature. Maquillages de 10h30 à 11h45 et de 14h15 à 16h15 à la Maison Beauval Nature. Activité proposée à partir de 3 ans. Don : à partir de 3 €, intégralement reversé à Beauval Nature.

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Meerkats

How is a group of meerkats organized? What is the role of the sentinel? Can they actually eat scorpions? How do they defend themselves against predators?

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Southern white rhinoceros

How fast can rhinos run? What material is their horn made of? Do rhinos have good hearing? Come and find out during this animation.

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Giraffes

Do you know that giraffes are nicknamed the lookouts of the savannah? How long do giraffes sleep? How tall is a giraffe at birth? Find out during our activities at the times indicated.

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Bears

Do bears hibernate or overwinter? Do they really love honey? Why are bears lonely? Come and find out during this animation.

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Wild dogs

What are their big ears for? What’s the common point they have with wolves? Are they good at hunting? How much babies there are by litter? Discover it during our recorded presentations!

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Arctic wolves

Who are the arctic wolves? Can they survive under -50°C? How do they communicate? Are they really the “big bad wolves”? Who were the “lupariis”? Discover it during our recorded presentations!

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Meeting with a gorilla keeper

Come and learn more about our family of gorillas by attending an interview between a trainer and a scientific facilitator.

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Meeting with a orangutan keeper

Come and learn more about our group of orangutans by attending an interview between a trainer and a scientific facilitator.

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To the rescue of endangered species

How is Beauval involved in the conservation of species in nature? What is Beauval Nature? What are the conservation programs supported by the association? What are the concrete actions carried out on the ground?

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“South Entrance” meeting point

Prior reservation required.

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“Le Tropical” meeting point

Prior reservation required.

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“Dome” meeting point

Prior reservation required.

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“The Great Aviary” meeting point

Prior reservation required.

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Asian small-clawed otters

How many species of otter are there? Does the otter live in a family? What are its favorite prey?

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Racoons

Does the raccoon really wash its food? What does he do in the winter? Is he really rummaging through the trash cans? Why do we find it in France?

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Discovering the local wildlife

What species frequent our regions? What does Beauval do to participate in their protection? What can we do to act in favor of local biodiversity?

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Crowned animals

What is the difference between horns and antlers? Do all males and females wear adornments? Do horns and antlers have different functions? What material are the fenders made of?

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Travel to South America

What is the biggest rodent on the planet? Which cat has the most powerful jaw? Is deforestation the only threat to the Amazon rainforest?

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Marine aquariums

What is plankton? How are our animals fed? What are jellyfish made of? Come and meet the keepers and facilitators to find out.

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Animation Question pour un poisson

Animation Question pour un poisson

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Beauval brings out his science

What is the difference between horns and antlers? Do all males and females wear ornaments? Do horns and antlers have different functions? Come and find out with one of our mediators.

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Interview et échanges avec Baptiste Mulot

Venez en apprendre plus sur Baptiste Mulot notre vétérinaire en chef, entre soins animaliers et recherches découvrez son quotidien, ses débuts ou encore ses missions !

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The Asiatic Plains

What is the small trunk of the Malayan tapir used for? Is a baby Malayan tapir black and white like its parents? What are the differences between white and Indian rhino? Why do they do mud baths?

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Andean condors

Where does the name “condor” come from? What is the role of the Andean condor in the ecosystem? What conservation actions are being put in place to save it?

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A bird’s appetite

Are birds carnivores, herbivores or omnivores? Which food for which beak? How do the birds in the greenhouse live together and feed?

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Smart as a monkey

How do monkeys swing from branch to branch? Can they use tools? What are the differences between a primate and a monkey?

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Christmas Quiz

If anyone can visit every animal in the world in a single night, it’s Santa Claus! Come and follow his journey across the continents and discover how animal species spend the festive season!

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Les Bambous

Spring rolls, fried shrimp, sweet-and-sour chicken, jasmine tea, and desserts are available in the aptly named Heights of China, near the giant pandas.

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El Tuparro

This bar, located on the ground floor terrace of the main building of the dome, offers a wide range of hot and cold drinks throughout the day.

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L’Etosha

Have lunch on the terrace of L’Etosha, facing the imposing African elephants. Fried foods, snacks, and drinks are available here.

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L’Eucalyptus

This shaded terrace, located between a playground and a carousel, is ready to serve you sandwiches, paninis, croque-monsieurs, salads, crepes and drinks.

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Le Roseraie

Taste scrumptious galettes and crepes on the terrace! Sandwiches, salads, ice creams, and drinks are also available at La Roseraie.

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La Savane

Fancy having lunch in front of the giraffes? This restaurant, located at the edge of the African Savannah, offers sandwiches, hot dogs, salads, waffles, and drinks.

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Le Kilimandjaro

Near the bird show area, Le Kilimanjaro restaurant offers burgers, fish and chips, nuggets, salads, drinks, and desserts.

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Le Serengeti

Let the roaring of lions guide you to this restaurant… Grilled food, drinks, and handmade ice cream can all be enjoyed in front of these majestic felines.

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Le Tropical

Located at the centre of the zoo, Le Tropical offers starters, hot dishes, cheese platters, desserts, drinks, and children’s menus.

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Le Tsavo

On the second floor of the hippopotamus reserve, enjoy the view of the animals whilst savouring hot dogs, salads, waffles, and drinks!

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Les Orangs-outans

Facing the orangutan island, this food outlet offers sandwiches, salads, pasta, and drinks.

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Le Kalatungan

Upstairs, on a terrace opening onto the interior of the dome, the Kalatungan offers a varied range of hot and cold drinks.

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La Canopée

Located at the centre of the dome, La Canopée is ready to welcome you throughout the day with fresh fruit juices, natural granitas and handmade ice creams.

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Le Yasuni

Open all year round, Le Yasuni offers a varied buffet for adults and children. Advance booking advised: 0254 711 740

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Les Chats Pêcheurs

Bordering the Asiatic Plains, this fast food point offers sandwiches, hot dogs, salads, waffles, and drinks.

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Le Batéké

À l’étage du bâtiment principal du dôme, ce restaurant privatif propose une variété de buffets avec boissons, entrées, plats, fromages et desserts.

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Le Flamingo

Faites une pause en plein de cœur de ce superbe territoire en déjeunant dans le tout nouveau point de restauration Le Flamingo. En vous restaurant agréablement, vous profiterez d’une superbe vue sur les pensionnaires de la Grande Volière Sud-Américaine, la cascade, le bassin des Flamants des Caraïbes…

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The South American Pampas

Lowland tapirs, capybaras…

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The Equatorial Dome

Manatees, pygmy hippopotamus, golden lion tamarins, Komodo dragons…

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The Land of the Lions

Lions, meerkats, wild dogs, naked mole-rats…

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The African Savannah

Giraffes, zebras, sable antelopes, giant tortoises, bat-eared foxes…

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The Koala Greenhouse

Koalas, corals, kangaroos, Tasmanian devils, tree kangaroos…

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The Big Cat Woodlands

Persian leopards, hyenas, jaguars, raccoons, coatis, Asian small-clawed otters…

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The Asiatic Plains

Malayan tapirs, Indian rhinoceros, cranes, deers…

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The Parrot Rotunda

Sulphur-crested cockatoos, palm cockatoos, hyacinth macaws, Amazon parrots, keas, lories…

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The Hippopotamus Reserve

Hippopotamus, red river hogs, bongos, nyalas, pelicans…

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The Elephant Plains

Elephants, okapis…

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The North American Territory

Brown bears, arctic wolves…

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The Heights of China

Giant pandas, snow leopards, red pandas, takins, Javan langurs, fishing cats…

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The Cheetah Territory

Cheetahs

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The Monkey Pathways

Diana monkeys, spider monkeys, Barbary macaques…

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The Gorilla Greenhouse

Gorillas, patas monkeys, rays…

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Vivariums and Aquariums

Alligators, poison dart frogs, chameleons…

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The Orangutan and Chimpanzee Greenhouse

Chimpanzees, orangutans, pygmy marmosets, tamarins…

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The Bird Tropical Greenhouse

Rhinoceros hornbills, Java mouse-deers, Victoria crowned pigeons, sloths…

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The Historic Alley

Ringed-tailed lemurs, Humboldt penguins, American flamingos, ruffed lemurs…

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La Grande Volière Sud-Américaine

Flamants des Caraïbes, fourmiliers, singes hurleurs, ibis, canards, coatis…

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Les Maîtres des Airs

A fantastic aerial ballet awaits you!

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L’Odyssée des Lions de Mer

Discover the breath-taking aquatic choreography of the sea lions!

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Elephant cable car station

Approach the Elephant Plains, located in the southern part of the ZooParc, and use Le Nuage de Beauval to travel to the lions’ territory, 800 metres away!

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Lion cable car station

Approach the Equatorial Dome, located in the northern part of the ZooParc, and use Le Nuage de Beauval to travel to the Elephant Plains, 800 metres away!

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“Autour du monde” shop

Find all the souvenirs bearing the effigy of Beauval animals!

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“Au Royaume des Pandas” shop

A 100% pandas shop!

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Uluwatu Shop

Soft toys, goodies from the animals in the dome … and even a bookstore! A drive-through service is available to collect purchases from the “Flamants et Roses” Shop, at the entrance to the ZooParc

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