Educational talk

Educational talks

Educational talk

You will be able to meet with our scientific facilitators throughout the day, all over the ZooParc!

Every single day, the ZooParc de Beauval’s enthusiastic educational team invites you to meet extraordinary species whilst telling you about their ways of life and behaviours.

3 talks themes

Activities to discover animals and meet a scientific facilitator

Activities to discover animals and meet a scientific facilitator

Learning about species

Do you dream of learning more about the many animals housed at Beauval? Cheetahs, tortoises, giant pandas, gorillas, Komodo dragons, penguins, koalas, lions… Our facilitators are waiting for you each day along the ZooParc’s pathways. Come meet them and ask all your questions!
Pre-recorded talks broadcast on loudspeaker

Pre-recorded talks broadcast on loudspeaker

Many meetings each day

Many meetings await you, throughout your visit. In addition to our scientific facilitators’ talks, listen to recorded talks. Find out a multitude of breath-taking information about our flagship species!
Feeding talk

Feeding talk

The lives of our animals

In addition to learning all there is to know about the animals at the ZooParc, you can also witness amazing scenes of everyday zoo life. Find out about the lives of our animals whether it be during feeding time or an enrichment. In case of force majeure or impediment and for the welfare of the animals, these feedings may be suspended or interrupted.

Your day’s agenda

Download the mobile application, take a look at the timetable on the back of your visitor’s map, or check the one below to not miss any of these meetings.

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10
9:30 AM - Nursery

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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56
10:00 AM - Giant pandas

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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48
10:00 AM - 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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18
10:00 AM - 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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83
10:00 AM - Lions

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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40
10:30 AM - 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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71
10:30 AM - 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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82
10:30 AM - 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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70
10:30 AM - 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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21
10:30 AM - 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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68
10:45 AM - Okapi

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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25
10:45 AM - 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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4
11:00 AM - 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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10
11:00 AM - Nursery

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

View on the map

57
11:00 AM - 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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77
11:15 AM - Hippopotamus

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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19
11:30 AM - Cheetah

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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52
11:30 AM - 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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28
11:30 AM - 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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43
11:45 AM - Tasmanian devils

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

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65
11:45 AM - 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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36
12:00 PM - 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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56
1:00 PM - Giant pandas

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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82
1:00 PM - 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!

View on the map

83
1:30 PM - Lions

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?

View on the map

40
1:30 PM - L’association Beauval Nature

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

View on the map

64
1:30 PM - 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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71
2:00 PM - 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?

View on the map

10
2:00 PM - Nursery

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

View on the map

48
2:00 PM - 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?

View on the map

85
2:00 PM - 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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70
2:30 PM - 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…

View on the map

83
2:30 PM - 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?

View on the map

52
2:45 PM - 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?

View on the map

68
3:00 PM - Okapi

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

View on the map

81
3:00 PM - 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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57
3:00 PM - 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!

View on the map

77
3:15 PM - Hippopotamus

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!

View on the map

82
3:30 PM - 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!

View on the map

64
3:45 PM - 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!

View on the map

43
3:45 PM - Tasmanian devils

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

View on the map

10
4:00 PM - Nursery

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

View on the map

5
4:15 PM - Safari quiz: discovering African animals

What does a chimpanzee eat? What is the smallest antelope in Africa? What material is rhino horn made of? Come test your knowledge of African animals during our safari quiz!

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71
4:15 PM - 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?

View on the map

83
4:30 PM - Lions

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?

View on the map

27
4:30 PM - 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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19
4:30 PM - Cheetah

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!

View on the map

56
5:00 PM - Giant pandas

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!

View on the map

19
5:00 PM - Beauval’s backstages

How are big cats meal? What are the differents jobs inside the park ? How much employees work in the park? How much food is distributed each day?

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82
5:00 PM - 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!

View on the map

4
5:00 PM - 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.

View on the map

77
5:15 PM - Hippopotamus

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!

View on the map

64
5:30 PM - 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!

View on the map

56
6:00 PM - Giant pandas

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!

View on the map

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