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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6
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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14
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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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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47
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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20
10:30 AM - 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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10:30 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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23
10:45 AM - 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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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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29
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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26
11:00 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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6
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

27
11:15 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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17
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
11:15 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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15
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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21
11:30 AM - 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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12
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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13
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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12:00 PM - 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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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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23
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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47
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 ?

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21
2:00 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?

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17
2:00 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!

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6
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

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2:30 PM - 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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15
2:30 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!

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46
2:30 PM - 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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26
2:30 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!

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29
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

30
3:15 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

12
3:45 PM - Tasmanian devils

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

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32
4:00 PM - Primates particularities

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

View on the map

13
4:00 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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19
4:00 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

6
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

22
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?

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15
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!

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4
4:45 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…

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4:45 PM - 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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26
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!

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27
5:15 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

23
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

10
5:45 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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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!

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